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what to do to make oilless, butterless, eggless cookies?

I am making a cookie dough eggless, butterles and oilless. it is coming out spongy like a cake. what should I do to make no spongy cookies?
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Is ground flaxseed an oil substitute?

I am hoping to find an oil substitute, better than just applesauce, to coat the flour in a recipe. Would ground flaxseed added to the applesauce help?
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How do I use tamarind powder?

If a recipe calls for tamarind pulp/paste/concentrate, can I substitute powder? If so, how much tamarind powder should I use?
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Substitute yogurt powder for confectioners sugar when making royal icing

When making treats, I try to make them as appealing as possible and like to decorate them. I have been looking for an icing recipe that can be used for decoration that doesn't include sugar. Most of ...
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Green tomato soup calls for creme fraiche. I cannot have creme fraiche. If I add heavy creme will it be ok?

I want to make green tomato soup but the recipe I have calls for creme fraiche. I cannot get creme fraiche. Will using heavy cream as a substitute smooth out the sourness of the green tomatoes and ...
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What is an alternative in Feijoada to smoked ham or beef?

While smoked ham and beef are great, are there alternative ingredients that can still impart the 'smoked' flavoring?
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Is it feasable to make gummy bear that have the same physical properties as regular ones without using gelatin?

I'm looking for some first hand experience with this thing. Most vegan gummy bears and similar candy use agar-agar instead of gelatin but the end result is nowhere near the original. The candy tastes ...