Chocolate Chip Cookies I

Chocolate Chip Cookies I

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"My mother says this is the original chocolate chip cookie recipe passed down from my grandmother. For bars just press the dough into a jelly roll pan and bake. This recipe makes a very small batch. I triple the recipe and use 1/2 cup margarine and 1 cup shortening instead of all shortening. It seems to make a softer cookie."

Ingredients

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  • Calories:
  • 549 kcal
  • 27%
  • Fat:
  • 32.9 g
  • 51%
  • Carbs:
  • 63.3g
  • 20%
  • Protein:
  • 6.2 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 319 mg
  • 13%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a medium bowl, cream together shortening, brown sugar and white sugar. Mix in the egg and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; stir into the batter until moistened. Mix in the walnuts and chocolate chips. Drop by heaping spoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets.
  3. Bake for 8 minutes in the preheated oven, until the edges are light brown.
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Excellent cookies! The original contributor is right; substitute some margarine for part of the shortening. Our family also thought it needed a lot more vanilla; I'd triple what it calls for. ...

Tasted great. Yet cookie was flat. Any tips on how to remedy that?

This is without a doubt the best chocolate chip cookie recipe. I've been freezing the dough in cookie-size balls, flash freezing them, putting them in freezer bags and giving them as extra trea...