Grandma's Chocolate Chip Cookies

Barbara Lynn

By
@BooBooo

These are the very best chocolate chip cookies I have ever eaten. I have tried all kinds of "adds" and any one or all of them together are just delicious.


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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
Makes 24-25 Big Cookies
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2/3 c
shortening (i use crisco)
2/3 c
real butter
1 c
white sugar
1 c
brown sugar
1/2 tsp
cinnamon
2 large
eggs
2 tsp
vanilla extract
1 tsp
salt
1 tsp
baking soda
3 1/2 c
flour
6 oz
ghirardelli semi-sweet chocolate chips
6 oz
ghirardelli milk chocolate chips

ADDITIONS

1 c
toasted pecans
1/2 c
plain toffee bits
1/2 c
plain or toasted coconut

Step-By-Step

1Heat oven to 375 degrees, Use Parchment paper on cookie sheet or use ungreased cookie sheet.

2Thoroughly cream shortening and butter together.

3Add white sugar and brown sugar and mix well; add eggs and beat thoroughly; add cinnamon, salt, and baking soda and mix well. Add vanilla and mix together.

4Add flour (1 cup at a time) and mix well after each addition ending with the 1/2 cup.

5Add the chocolate chips and any additions you choose. It is important to follow the order of the directions as stated.

6Drop by big tablespoons onto cookie sheet 2" apart. Bake 15 minutes. Remove from oven and let sit for 1 minute before removing from cookie sheet.
Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American