Plus it is only a few months past its "best if used by" date. I would taste it...the problem is rancidity which would make the cookies taste awful....but I dout that will happen in 3 months....that stuff has to be way full of preservatives!But taste the crisco before you mix in a lot of sugar and other good stuff.Don't you have any margerine or butter? I have some soap scraps from when I shave my soaps. Next Post → 1 thought on “Shelf Life of Crisco” Paranoid. they gave me some crisco and i was making this pizza crust and used it on the crust. Uses combination of Organic coconut oil and Organic cocoa butter…. Crisco really is famous for this sort of thing- it's been used as anal play grease for forever, because it's good and works well. Check our post on alternate uses for kitchen tools to get ideas for putting other kitchen tools to work in ways you may not have imagined. I just wish they weren't so fattening..... 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Well I could tell the difference today, because the shortening expired in August 2012. Also Know, how do you store Crisco shortening once opened? so should i just throw the pizza crust out? It is opened...and was clearly used at one point...though there is … For your convenience, Crisco shortening is now available in easy to measure sticks in both original and butter flavor. Uses for Cornstarch. Shutterstock/Troy Maben. Mistake! To boost the caloric intake of your survival meals during a long-term disaster, stir in … Storing lard is quite similar to storing another popular shortening: Crisco. GO HALFSIES. Unopened: 2 years. Calorie Infusion. it looked like regular crisco oil to me, but then again i dont use it that often so idk... i'm pregnant so really paranoid otherwise i probably wouldn't even think about it lol, yeah i'm just gonna throw it away and make spaghetti lol.. i'll try for pizza some other time :p. i can't believe that crisco was so old... hope she wasn't using it.. Crisco doesn't go bad unless it gets overheated and rancid. MORE IN Food & Drink. Yes they are a little bit more expensive than the cans, but unless you use up the entire can right away, you’re almost guaranteed to come across a molding can of tomato paste in a couple of weeks. User talk:Crisco 1492/Archive 2. Each shortening stick is equal to 1 cup. Once these changes happen, the taste is also off and it is not recommended to use the product. Find out more here. I have no idea why we bought so much. They went in the trash, because all I could taste was that nasty shortening. The remaining 1/2 cup of Crisco shortening is ready for use! https://www.mythirtyspot.com/13-fabulous-ways-to-use-crisco-no I alternate them with fresher oils soaps so that my skin won’t dry out from consistent use. I Ate Expired Food For A Week And Didn't Die. If you bet it like you would cream it bulks it a lot and it also does not go hard in cold weather like it usually does. 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