chocolate chip chewies

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By Melanie Kayrell
from Murrieta, CA

Given to my mom by a church friend, we have been making these cookies for at least 40 years. The secret is not to overbake them. I hope you enjoy them.

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serves Makes approximately3 dozen
prep time 20 Min
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For chocolate chip chewies

  • 2/3 c
    shortening (crisco)
  • 1 box
    brown sugar
  • 3
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 c
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 c
    semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 c
    chopped walnuts

How To Make chocolate chip chewies

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease an 11 x 15 jelly roll pan.
  • 2
    Using a mixer, beat together the shortening and brown sugar until creamy and light.
  • 3
    Next, add the vanilla and the eggs, one at a time, and beat.
  • 4
    In another bowl, combine the dry ingredients - the flour, baking powder and salt. Stir to combine. Then, with mixer on low, add the flour mixture by spoonfuls, occasionally turning up the speed until flour is incorporated.
  • 5
    Last, add the chocolate chips and nuts, stirring to incorporate into the cookie dough. Spread this mixture into your prepared pan using a spatula.
  • 6
    Bake for about 20 minutes. Don't over bake! When done, cool a bit. Cut into bars while still warm.

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