Chocolate Chip Chewies

Melanie Kayrell Recipe

By Melanie Kayrell CalifCookin

Given to my mom by a church friend, we have been making these cookies for at least 40 years. The secret is not to overbake them. I hope you enjoy them.


Recipe Rating:
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Serves:
Makes approximately3 dozen
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Ingredients

2/3 c
shortening (crisco)
1 box
brown sugar
3
eggs
1 tsp
vanilla
2 c
flour
1 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
1 c
semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 c
chopped walnuts

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease an 11 x 15 jelly roll pan.
2
Using a mixer, beat together the shortening and brown sugar until creamy and light.
3
Next, add the vanilla and the eggs, one at a time, and beat.
4
In another bowl, combine the dry ingredients - the flour, baking powder and salt. Stir to combine. Then, with mixer on low, add the flour mixture by spoonfuls, occasionally turning up the speed until flour is incorporated.
5
Last, add the chocolate chips and nuts, stirring to incorporate into the cookie dough.
Spread this mixture into your prepared pan using a spatula.
6
Bake for about 20 minutes. Don't over bake! When done, cool a bit. Cut into bars while still warm.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Chocolate
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids