Mum's Tendercrips Cookies

Sue Fitzpatrick

By
@Dovey22

When my friends came over after school, the first place they headed was my Mum's cookie jar. This recipe comes out perfect every time :)

I experiment by adding craisins or other small pieces of dried fruit, but I still like the original chocolate chip version the best!


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Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
salt
1/2 c
tenderflake lard (substitutes do not work the same)
1/2 c
butter
1/2 tsp
cinnamon
3/4 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
3/4 c
white sugar
2 large
eggs, beaten
1 Tbsp
hot water
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 c
chocolate chips
2 c
rolled oats

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Pre-heat oven to 350F Sift flour, baking soda and salt together in a container.
2
Using a WOODEN spoon, in a large bowl, cream lard and butter together. Add sugars gradually, mixing together.
3
Mix in eggs, water and vanilla.
4
Gradually blend in dry ingredients. Add oats and chocolate chips last. Mix together well, but DO NOT beat to a pulp.
5
Drop spoonfuls of batter onto greased cookie sheet. Bake at 350°F for 10 - 12 minutes.
6
Let cookies sit on pan for a minute then remove from pan and allow to cool before you put these in a container.

About this Recipe

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