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Billy Goat Cookies Recipe

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1 1/2 c. brown sugar
1 c. melted shortening
3 eggs, room temperature
1/2 c. warm water
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 pinch salt
3-4 c. flour
2 c. chocolate chips, chopped nuts, or raisins
(or a combination of the 3-whatever your family would like)

Preheat oven to 350 degree's.
In a large mixing bowl combine the brown sugar and melted shortening. Beat on medium speed for 2-3 minutes. Add eggs 1 at a time, and beat well after each addition.
In a measuring cup comb
ine the warm water and baking soda. Stir until the soda is dissolved. Add to the sugar mixture. Beat again until well combined. The batter will be very thin.
Add the vanilla and the pinch of salt.
Add the flour to the batter about 1 cup at a time, and mix well after each addition. Add enough flour to make a stiff dough. Stir in chocolate chips, nuts and raisins.
Drop by teaspoonfuls onto parchment lined baking sheets.
Bake for 13-15 min.
Cool on wire rack and store in a covered container.




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