Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Recipe - Chocolate Chip Cookies

1/3 cup shortening
2/3 cup butter (softened)
1 cup sugar
1 cup brown sugar (packed)
2 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla
3 cup flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup chopped nuts (pecans diced)
1 teaspoon soda
2 packages semisweet chocolate pieces (18 ounces)

Heat oven to 375 degrees. Mix shortening, butter, sugars, eggs and vanilla thoroughly. Stir in remaining ingredients. (For a softer, rounder cookie, add ½ cup flour.)

Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until light brown. Cool slightly before removing from baking sheet.

Makes about 7 dozen cookies.

Substitute 2 cups salted peanuts for the chocolate pieces and nuts. Before baking, flatten each cookie with bottom of glass that as been greased and dipped in sugar.

©Good Housekeeping Cookbook - Thank you Marie Gursky for sharing this recipe with me.


  1. I hope you save three for me. A lovely classic recipe.

  2. Oh gosh..this must be good! I love chocolate!

  3. Lovely shot! Like that it´s som much blue in the picture! Thank you for your comment on my blog!