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May 15 is…

Absolutely the Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

SUBMITTED BY: Nicole Faust Hunt

“This is a secret family recipe for chocolate chip cookies! Everyone who tries them begs for more. Enjoy!!”

Original recipe yield:
2 dozen

PREP TIME 10 Min
COOK TIME 10 Min
READY IN 20 Min

PHOTO BY: gweilo8888

SERVINGS About scaling and conversions

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup butter flavored shortening
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons Mexican vanilla extract
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups milk chocolate chips

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter flavored shortening, brown sugar and white sugar until light and fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well with each addition, then stir in the vanilla .Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; gradually stir into the creamed mixture. Finally, fold in the chocolate chips. Drop by rounded spoonfuls onto the prepared cookie sheets.
  3. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven, until light brown. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.

Note

Mexican vanilla extract can be found in Mexican grocery stores. If you can’t find it, feel free to substitute regular vanilla extract.

http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/Absolutely-the-Best-Chocolate-Chip-Cookies/Detail.aspx

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