Butter Substitutes

The Best Store-Bought Dairy-Free Butter Alternatives

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Butter is one dairy product that is quite possibly the most frequently used in many classic cooking and baking recipes, so finding a substitute that works well is important!

Here is a list of some of favorite dairy-free butter alternatives that can be found at health food stores and large grocery chains alike.

Best Dairy-Free Butter Stick

  • Willow Run Soybean Margarine by Shedd's
  • This soy margarine is my favorite butter alternative for everything from baking recipes to sauces. (For more information on dairy-free baking, check out my article on Baking without Butter)

    Best All-Around Substitute

    • Coconut oil is great for use in just about everything, from baking to stove-top cooking to spreading on toast. It's healthy, rich, and tastes delicious.

    Best Dairy-Free Buttery Spreads:

    Best Dairy-Free Shortening