mum's tendercrips cookies

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Sue Fitzpatrick
from Whitby, ON

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!

★★★★★ 1 Review
method Bake

Ingredients For mum's tendercrips cookies

  • 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 lg
    eggs, beaten
  • 1 Tbsp
    hot water
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 c
    chocolate chips
  • 2 c
    rolled oats
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How To Make mum's tendercrips cookies

  • 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.

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