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 Post subject: Help with my Peanut Butter Cookies (MoFo Post from Today...)
PostPosted: Wed Oct 05, 2011 9:29 pm 
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Hey all :)

I posted today on my blog for Vegan MoFo about these peanut butter cookies that I made. I took a Martha Stewart pb cookie recipe and made it Vegan! so, the cookies tasted okay....well, they tasted pretty darn good. the only problem is that the dough was a bit crumbly and dry. it was hard to get the dough to all stick together, but just managed to get it to stick and it baked together fine. they tasted a little on the dry side, but still good. i'm thinking that maybe i should have used a different egg replacer? i used the ener-g egg replacer.

has anyone else had this problem? any suggestions? i heard that ground flax seed can make a good egg replacer, but i'm thinking of staying away from banana as it would probably alter the flavor.

oh! and the blog post is here if you'd like to see the recipe and all the details!

http://wheretheveggiesare.blogspot.com

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 Post subject: Re: Help with my Peanut Butter Cookies (MoFo Post from Today
PostPosted: Wed Oct 05, 2011 10:02 pm 
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Did you cream your marg and pb enough? Most pb cookie recipes call for comercial (more oily) pb, which is why sometimes you have to add more oil or liquid. I just eyeball it honestly.

I made peanut butter cookies on Sunday and the recipe has about the same proportions and was okay. I used commerical egg replacer fine.

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 Post subject: Re: Help with my Peanut Butter Cookies (MoFo Post from Today
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I creamed the pb & margarine together pretty well with my electric mixer! I think where my recipe may differ from yours is that yours has a blend of brown sugar & granulated sugar, and a bit less peanut butter than mine. Maybe that is where mine went wrong, because your cookies look pretty awesome!

Everything really looked okay until I started adding the flour, and the dough turned into a crumbly mess! I mean, the cookies turned out okay but they could have been better.

Maybe I'll just bake your cookie recipe next time instead seeing as they look delish!

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 Post subject: Re: Help with my Peanut Butter Cookies (MoFo Post from Today
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If you liked the taste of them, I'd keep it and add a bit of moisture until they are a bit easier to work with. Oil if you don't mind the calories but I've been known to just add more water at times to get the right consistency :)

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 Post subject: Re: Help with my Peanut Butter Cookies (MoFo Post from Today
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Did you use jarred peanut butter or the grind your own kind? That seems a lot dryer than jarred.

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 Post subject: Re: Help with my Peanut Butter Cookies (MoFo Post from Today
PostPosted: Thu Oct 06, 2011 8:57 am 
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Flax seed or soy yogurt as an egg replacer would add more moisture, I find that ener-g can be a bit chalky. It also probable would have been fine if you just added a bit more liquid.

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 Post subject: Re: Help with my Peanut Butter Cookies (MoFo Post from Today
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I use 1tb of ground flax + 3tb non dairy milk in my PB cookies and I love the way that they come out. I know some poeple say that they can taste the flax but i've never had any complaints.


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 Post subject: Re: Help with my Peanut Butter Cookies (MoFo Post from Today
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I used natural peanut butter in a jar....never tried grinding my own!

Oh neat, soy yogurt works? Neato! How much would I add to replace one egg?

I also like the idea of ground flax + the non dairy milk. That would surely add moisture to the cookies. I don't mind if it has a little bit of a flax taste to it.

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