A stick of butter weighs 4 ounces, which is equivalent to 8 tablespoons. A stick of butter is also equivalent to 1/2 pound and 1/4 cup.
If a recipe calls for butter in ounces, simply divide the number of ounces by 4 to arrive at the required number of sticks. If a recipe calls for butter in tablespoons, divide the number of tablespoons by 8 to determine the number of sticks.
Conversely, if a recipe calls for butter in sticks, but no such butter is available, multiply the number of sticks by 4 to determine the amount necessary in ounces, or multiply it by 8 to determine the number of tablespoons.
1 3/4 sticks of butter or 14 tablespoons (if you are measureing the tablespoons 1 stick equals 8 tablespoons)
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1 stick of butter = 1/4 pound 1 stick of butter = 1/2 cup 1 stick of butter
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two. Most brands of sticks of butter say on the package that one stick equals half a cup.
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