Grandma's Chocolate Chip Cookies

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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.

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

How to Make Grandma's Chocolate Chip Cookies

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees, Use Parchment paper on cookie sheet or use ungreased cookie sheet.
  2. Thoroughly cream shortening and butter together.
  3. Add 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.
  4. Add flour (1 cup at a time) and mix well after each addition ending with the 1/2 cup.
  5. Add the chocolate chips and any additions you choose. It is important to follow the order of the directions as stated.
  6. Drop by big tablespoons (I use a 2" ice cream scoop) onto cookie sheet 2-3" apart. Bake 14 minutes. Remove from oven and let sit for 1 minute before removing from cookie sheet.
    Enjoy!

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About Grandma's Chocolate Chip Cookies

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



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