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Friday, December 16, 2005 Chocolate Chip Cookies

1 cup shortening or softened butter
1 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
2 eggs
1-1/2 tsp vanilla
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/5 tsp salt
2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 cup chopped nuts (optional)

1. Cream together shortening, brown sugar and granulated sugar. Beat in eggs and vanilla.

2. Combine flour, baking soda and salt. Gradually blend into creamed mixture.

3. Stir in chocolate chips and chopped nuts.

4. Drop dough by tablespoons full onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 375F for 10-12 minutes.

Makes about 4 dozen cookies.

Posted by Rae

Prepared by Rae :: 8:35 AM :: 0 comments Search the recipe box