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Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Theresa Erickson
Added: Saturday, August 20, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3/4 cup Butter Flavored Crisco Shortening
1 1/4 cups firmly packed light brown sugar
2 T. milk
1 T. vanilla
1 egg
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp. salt
3/4 tsp. baking soda
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 cup coarsely chopped pecans (optional)
If nuts are ommited, add an addtional 1/2 cup of chocolate chips

Directions:
Directions:
Heat oven to 375 degrees. Combine Crisco, brown sugar, milk and vanilla in large bowl. Beat at medium speed of electric mixer until well blended. Beat egg into creamed mixture. Combine flour, salt and baking soda. Mix into creamed mixture just until blended. Stir in chocolate chips and pecan pieces. Drop rounded tablespoons of dough 3 inches apart onto un-greased baking sheet. Bake one baking sheet at a time for 8 to 10 minutes. DO NOT OVERBAKE. Cool 2 minutes on baking sheet. Remove cookies to wax paper to cool completely.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
About 2 dozen
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe came to me from my mom, Lorraine. She is known for these cookies, everyone loves them. They also freeze very well.

 

 

 

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