Family Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookies

Cecelia Anderson Recipe

By Cecelia Anderson ceander

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.


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

Directions Step-By-Step

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.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Chocolate
Hashtag: #chip
  • Comments

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    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.