If a recipes asks for 2/3 cup shortening and 2/3 cup butter can i just use 2/3 butter as the shortening? (cookie recipe)

So this recipes asks for 2/3 shortening and 2/3 butter can i just use 1 cup and 1/3 butter?

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jilhil November 2, 2013

Yes, but you should have more spread (if these are drop cookies) and probably crispier cookies than you would have with the butter/shortening mix.

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