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Chocolate chip cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Chocolate chip cookies, by , is from Mary's Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

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Mix thoroughly:
2/3 cup soft shortening (part oleo)
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar (packed)
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla

Sift together and stir in:
1 + 1/2 cup sifted Gold Medal flour
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt

Add or stir in:
1/2 cup chopped nuts (pecans or walnuts)
6 ounces semi-sweet chocolate pieces

Drop rounded teaspoonful dough about 2" apart on ungreased baking sheet.
Bake until delicately browned.
Cookies should still be soft.
Cool slightly before removing from baking sheet.

Bake @ 375 degrees F. for 8-10 minutes.

Makes 4-5 dozen cookies.

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