11 Glorious Butter Recipes, Because You Need More of It in Your Life

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Butter just wants to be loved. For years, we’ve swapped it out for tubs of margarine and low-fat everything. We baked our cookies with applesauce — and no matter how hungry or sad, we told ourselves this was the right thing to do.

But today, friends, is a new day. Grab a croissant and get celebrating — because it turns out that butter, in moderation, might actually be good for you. To all those diary fiends (hi, Paula Deen) saying, well, duh: we hear you. Which is why we’ve rounded up the best ways to cook with butter all day long. Brown it, clarify it, or turn it into blondies — just make sure you give butter the love it deserves.

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