Will putting green dye in peanut butter cookies affect it?

Question by Aithana: Will putting green dye in peanut butter cookies affect it?
well im bringing peanut butter cookies for school for st patrick’s day and i wanna color it green… sooooo
if i mix in green dye with the dough will it be fine?

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Answer by professional source
I think that the cookies will be edible and unaffected in terms of their taste, but they will turn green in color.

What do you think? Answer below!

  1. AtLarge says:

    Food color will simply add the color you want and it doesn’t change the flavor in any way. Good idea!

  2. mrs_pipesmoker says:

    Yes as long as its food dye (coloring) it wont change the taste just the color

  3. Joseph Velovich says:

    Yes the cookies will turn green bright green if it is a light colored cookie or dark if it is a dark colored cookie

  4. ladydi says:

    Does it have to be peanut butter cookies? Here’s a great recipe for Mint Chocolate Chip cookies for St. Patrick’s day that are awesome!>> makes about 36 cookies, so you may want to make a couple batches for the class so they get more than just 1 small cookie ;)

    INGREDIENTS
    1 pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker® sugar cookie mix
    1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
    1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon mint extract
    6 to 8 drops green food color
    1 egg
    1 cup creme de menthe baking chips (the Andie’s mint candies are the best)
    1 cup semisweet chocolate chunks

    1. 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, stir cookie mix, butter, extract, food color and egg until soft dough forms. Stir in creme de menthe baking chips and chocolate chunks.

    2. 2 Using small cookie scoop or teaspoon, drop dough 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.

    3. 3 Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until set. Cool 3 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Serve warm or cool completely. Store tightly covered at room temperature.

    Expert Tips:

    Drizzle cooled cookies with melted chocolate.

    For even baking, make sure cookies are of the same shape and size.

  5. F D says:

    cookies will be just fine but you might have trouble getting the dough green

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