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Chocolate Chip Cookies
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A crispy snack that has been in the family since about the beginning.
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: 7 doz
  • 1 Cup Shortening
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • ½ Cup Brown Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 t Vanilla extract
  • 2½ Cups flour
  • 1 t Soda
  • 1 t Salt
  • 2 Cups Chocolate Chips
  • Walnuts (Optional)
  1. Cream shortening, sugar, brown sugar eggs and vanilla until light and fluffy.
  2. Sift flour, soda and salt and add to the creamed mixture and mix thoroughly.
  3. Add chocolate chips and nuts (optional).
  4. Drop onto a greased cookie sheet.
  5. Bake for 10 minutes at 375.
The recipe calls for Crisco. Use Crisco. Do not substitute butter or the result will not be the crispy cookies that you expect.

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