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I made some peanut butter and amaranth cookies a few days ago and I now have them in the fridge to keep them fresh. I have noticed that they are a very soft cookie with the added amaranth to the dough. If I added some brown sugar to the recipe would that make them a little bit crisper to have a little bit of added crunch to them.

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Last updated: Jan. 29, 2013 8:26 pm
Posted: Jan. 29, 2013 1:28 pm
 
Answered by: grgagirl
Jan. 29, 2013 2:02 pm
In my opinion, they wouldn't be any firmer. Brown sugar has a lot of molasses in it. It is used to make chewier cookies. I hope this helps. :)
Comments:
Jan. 29, 2013 2:23 pm
White sugar, butter and egg yolks will all help make a cookie crisper. Brown sugar will make the cookie softer.
 
Cheerios
Jan. 29, 2013 2:28 pm
thank you for your help Marie C. I am probably going to add some more things to the cookie to give it more retail value.
 
Jan. 29, 2013 2:31 pm
I hope you find the texture you want. Good luck!
 
manella
Jan. 29, 2013 8:26 pm
Good luck cheerios.
 
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