Not Your Average Chocolate Chip Cookie

Recipe Rating:
 3 Ratings
Serves: 28 Large Cookies
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Ingredients

3 c flour
1/2 c oats
2 tsp baking soda
2 tsp salt
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1 c shortening
1/2 c (1 stick) butter, softened
1 1/3 c sugar
1 c brown sugar
4 eggs
3 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp lemon juice
5 c chocolate chips (semi-sweet, milk chocolate, or a mixture of both)

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Jenni K Recipe
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Carlton, MN (pop. 862)
AnCsMom
Member Since Oct 2010
Jenni's notes for this recipe:
There's a few ingredients in this cookie that you don't normally find in your average chocolate chip cookie recipes. This recipe was slightly adapted from a cookiesandcups.com recipe.
**note** the dough gets refrigerated overnight, so plan ahead! Happy baking!
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Directions

1
Mix dry ingredients (first 5 listed) together. Set aside.
2
In a separate bowl, cream together shortening, butter, and both sugars until fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition. Add vanilla and lemon juice and beat well.
3
Slowly add in dry ingredients, beating on low until combined. Stir in chocolate chips. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight.
4
Preheat oven to 350. Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
5
Using 1/4 C measuring cup, or an ice cream scoop, place cookies about 2 inches apart on lined baking sheets. Bake for 12-14 minutes, or until cookies begin to turn golden on the top and around the edges.
6
Cool on pan for 2 minutes before transfering to a wire rack to cool completely.

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user Jenni K AnCsMom - Nov 13, 2011
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user Kristin Miller Kk723 - Nov 14, 2011
They look amazing!
user Jenni K AnCsMom - Nov 15, 2011
I shared a photo of this recipe. View photo
user Rachel Copeland prettyinparty - Dec 2, 2011
Why do you need the lemon juice?

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