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Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Chocolate Chip Cookies, by , is from The Little White Cookbook For Good Eaters, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Dawn White Willie
Added: Wednesday, October 8, 2008


3/4 c. shortening or butter
1 1/4 c. packed brown sugar
2 T. milk
1 T. vanilla
1 egg
1 3/4 c. flour
1 tsp. salt
3/4 tsp. baking soda
1 c. chocolate chips
1 c. chopped pecans (optional)*

Heat oven to 375. Cream shortening/butter, brown sugar, milk and vanilla. Beat in egg. Combine flour, salt and baking soda. Mix into creamed mixture. Stir in chocolate chips and pecans. Bake 8-10 minutes for chewy cookies, 11-13 minutes for crisp cookies. Do not overbake!
*If not using nuts, add an additional 1/2 c. chocolate chips.




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