Hillary Clinton's Chocolate Chip Cookies

Hillary Clinton's Chocolate Chip Cookies


"This is the recipe for Hillary Clinton's Chocolate Chip Cookies. "


servings 145 cals
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Original recipe yields 42 servings



  • Calories:
  • 145 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 7.8 g
  • 12%
  • Carbs:
  • 18.6g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 1.6 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 9 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 91 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C). Brush baking sheets lightly with vegetable oil.
  2. Combine flour, salt and baking soda on waxed paper.
  3. Beat together shortening, sugars and vanilla in large bowl with electric mixer until creamy. Add eggs and beat until light and fluffy.
  4. Gradually beat in flour mixture. Stir in rolled oats and then chocolate chips.
  5. Drop batter by rounded teaspoonsfuls onto baking sheets. Bake for 8-10 minutes or till golden. Cool cookies on sheets for 2 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool completely.
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  1. 57 Ratings


I used to bake all the cookies as a local bakery and found this to be a great recipe. I substituted butter for the shortening and baked them on a baking stone. I also throw in a handfull of cho...

I substituted two sticks of butter for the shortening and I ran the oatmeal through the food processor before adding them to the cookie batter. I did use Guittard Extra Dark Chocolate Chips in t...

This cookie is missing the mark BIG time! I think of a chocolate chip cookie, and I imagine somewhat of a mild buttery vanilla flavour...this is lacking in taste big time!

I think this is a fool-proof, crowd-pleasing cookie. The oatmeal makes the cookie nicely chewy but doesn't overpower the cookie with oatmeal taste. I use Ghiradelli Double Chocolate chips for a ...

Leave it to this politically savvy powerhouse to figure out how to make a fantastic chocolate chip cookie! :) I'm being completely bi-partisan when I say these were fantastic. Crispy, flavorfu...

Great flavor. I cut the oatmeal down to 1.5 cups, too but I think it could have used the extra "filler" because my cookies came out flat and delicate if undercooked even slightly (I usually pre...

My kids and I made these cookies together. They are some of the best chocolate chip cookies we've made. We all highly recommend these to anyone who is a chocolate chip cookie lover!!

I have used this recipe since it was published nearly 20 years ago, and it's the only chocolate chip cookie recipe that I use. I have made several variations including adding one or all of the ...

this is the only chocolate chip cookie I make now. it is very good!!! I suggest the butter flavor shortening.