Mom's Excellent Chocolate Chip Cookies

Mom's Excellent Chocolate Chip Cookies


"My mom has made this our family's favorite cookie. Her husband, children, and grandchildren all enjoy its exceptional, mouth-watering flavor. This is a classic from our family to yours."


servings 358 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 358 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 24.5 g
  • 38%
  • Carbs:
  • 34.9g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 3 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 36 mg
  • 12%
  • Sodium:
  • 214 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
  2. Cream butter, shortening, both sugars, egg, and vanilla in an electric mixer until fluffy.
  3. Stir in sifted dry ingredients.
  4. Add chocolate chips and walnuts.
  5. Drop by teaspoonfuls, 2 inches apart onto greased cookie sheet. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until golden.
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  1. 26 Ratings


My husband loves chocolate chip cookies, and this recipe has potential if you cut out the butter flavored shortening, used 1 1/2 cups of flour, add 1/4 tsp. of cream of tartar and bake these at ...

This cookie recipe had way too little flour for the amount of shortening and butter. My first batch was very greasy and dark brown. I added more flour and the rest of my cookies were really go...

These aren't cookies! They're chips! They're literally chips, like potato chips! You could add a cup more flour to the recipe if you want cookies instead of chips.

I'm known in my family for being "adventerous" when it comes to food, and luckily this time I was. This proved to be a great recipe despite all the reviews and my children got hooked on it! I gl...

I've been making choc chip cookies for many years. My recipe is almost exactly like this one but I only use 1/2 cup shortening in mine. Just omit the butter and then they will be perfect :)

more flour needed! I used 2 cups and they turned out great!

Needs more flour! The cookies just melted all over the pan... there was nothing to hold it together!

I agree, needs more flour. First batch was a big blob that ended up in the garbage. I added 1 more cup of flour and it was fine. I should have read the review prior to attempting.

These cookies were all right. They came out way to greasy. You could see the butter on the sulferized paper. And I agree with the other people: there wasn't enough flour.