You can’t tell just from looking at a cookie or a piece of cake whether it’s been baked with butter or shortening. The bottom line on baked goods’ flavor is that butter tastes better. It’s also about ten times more costly, so many bakeries use less expensive shortenings or margarine.
At William Greenberg, you can taste and smell the difference in our baked goods, they smell good and taste even better. The better the butter, the better the baked goods, and in this case, the best butter cookies in New York.