Total Time
1hr
Prep 15 mins
Cook 45 mins

A family recipe, tweaked and perfected over time. Don't overcook if you like chewy cookies!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cream together Crisco, brown sugar and sugar in a large bowl.
  3. Add the eggs, vanilla and water.
  4. Mix the flour, baking soda and salt together in a medium size bow, then gradually add to the sugar and egg mixture in the large bowl.
  5. Stir in the quick oats 1/2 cup at a time.
  6. Add the chocolate chips, and stir to combine evenly.
  7. Drop in spoonfuls onto an un-greased cookie sheet, 2 inches apart.
  8. Bake for approximately 12 minutes.
  9. Cool on cookie sheet for 2 minutes before moving to a cooling rack.
  10. Keep the remaining dough relatively cool during the baking process to avoid excessive spreading in the oven.