Substitute Peanut Butter With Apple Sauce

As odd as it sounds, I am wanting to substitute Peanut Butter with Apple Sauce in a biscuit recipe. The recipe calls for 1/2 cup. Do you think a direct substitute would work? I'd be grateful for your thoughts.

Chef_carter441, Feb 5, 1:20 pm

no., applesauce contains far more water. and no fat to no crispen up the biscuits

Chef_lilyfield, Feb 5, 4:06 pm



Hmm. That sounds like a fair and reasonable point! Thanks for your thoughts.

Chef_carter441, Feb 5, 10:45 pm

Anyone else?

Chef_carter441, Feb 6, 10:16 am

You can't substitute one for the other. Peanut butter is starchy and fatty, apple sauce is wet and fibrous.

Is this a wind-up?

Chef_davidt4, Feb 6, 11:18 am



No it isn't!

Chef_carter441, Feb 6, 11:19 am

I think you can do it for a loaf or cake but not biscuits that I have heard of.

Chef_frances1266, Mar 26, 5:14 am

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