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A question about a recipe: All I Want For Christmas Peanut Butter Cookies

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What is your opinion on substituting extract for vanilla bean?

asked by slidedtd over 5 years ago
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added over 5 years ago

totally fine. one teaspoon.

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added over 5 years ago


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added over 5 years ago

I only really mind doing this when it will MATTER (i.e. vanilla ice cream, vanilla yogurt, vanilla cookies...you see where this is going). If the vanilla is not the star flavor or doesn't need to be strong (caramel is a good example in my opinion), then extract works

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added over 5 years ago

Don't hesitate to substitute. As Jessica said, use vanilla bean where it will really shine.

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