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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato
Employee Wellness @ Work

Cookbook - Common Food Equivalents

Page address: http://www.mnsu.edu/wellness/cookbook/commonfoodequivalents/

Food Item

Amount

Approximate Measure

Butter or shortening 1 pound 2 cups
Cheese 4 ounces 1 cup shredded
Cottage Cheese 1 pound 2 cups
Cream Cheese 3 ounce package; 8 ounce package 6 Tablespoons; 1 Cup
Chocolate chips 6 ounce package 1 cup
Unsweetened chocolate 8 ounce package 8 squares
Coconut, shredded or flaked 4 ounce can About 1 1/3 Cup
Coffee, ground 1 pound 5 Cups
Whipping Cream 1/2 pint 1 Cup
Sour Cream 8 ounces 1 Cup
Flour 1 pound About 3 1/2 Cups
Lemon juice 1 medium 2 to 3 Tablespoons
Marshmallows 1 Large; 11 large or 110 small 10 miniature; 1 Cup
Almonds 1 pound 1 3/4 cups
Pecans 1 pound 2 1/4 cups
Peanuts 1 pound 2 1/4 cups
Walnuts 1 pound 1 2/3 cups
Orange juice 1 medium 1/3 to 1/2 cup
Brown Sugar 1 pound 2 1/4 cups packed
Confectioner's sugar 1 pound About 4 cups
Granulated sugar 1 pound 2 cups