Chocolate Chip Chewies

Chocolate Chip Chewies Recipe

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Melanie Kayrell


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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Makes approximately3 dozen
20 Min
20 Min


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2/3 c
shortening (crisco)
1 box
brown sugar
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


  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease an 11 x 15 jelly roll pan.
  • 2Using a mixer, beat together the shortening and brown sugar until creamy and light.
  • 3Next, add the vanilla and the eggs, one at a time, and beat.
  • 4In 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.
  • 5Last, add the chocolate chips and nuts, stirring to incorporate into the cookie dough.
    Spread this mixture into your prepared pan using a spatula.
  • 6Bake for about 20 minutes. Don't over bake! When done, cool a bit. Cut into bars while still warm.

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About Chocolate Chip Chewies

Course/Dish: Cookies, Chocolate
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

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