Family Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookies

Recipe Rating:
 2 Ratings
Serves: Makes 3 dozen

Ingredients

1/2 c vegetable shortening
1/2 c granulated sugar
1/4 c brown sugar, lightly packed
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 c sifted all-purpose flour
3/4 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 c semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/2 c broken nuts

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Cecelia Anderson Recipe
Lightly Salted
Cleveland, OH (pop. 396,815)
ceander
Member Since Aug 2011
Cecelia's notes for this recipe:
Years ago before my children were born, I found this recipe in a cookbook. It was so easy to follow, and always came out tasting so good. The key is not to overcook, so the cookies are chewy and soft.
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Directions

1
In a mixing bowl combine the shortening, sugars, egg and vanilla. Beat mixture till thoroughly combined. Sift the dry ingredients together and add to creamed mixture blending well.
2
Stir in chocolate pieces, and if desired nuts.
3
Drop dough by rounded teaspoon 2 inches apart onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake in a 375 degree oven for 8 to 10 minutes or till edges are lightly browned.
4
Cool cookies on a wire rack.

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user Bernice Mosteller candychristmas - May 1, 2012
These look so delicious. My grand children loves cookies. I call them cookies monsters! Thank you for sharing the recipe.
user Cecelia Anderson ceander - May 2, 2012
You are welcome Bernice. When I think of chocolate chip recipes this is the one I use. I really hope it turns out as well as it has for the past 31 years for me.

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