Chocolate Chip Cookies

Recipe by mersaydees
READY IN: 25mins
YIELD: 60 cookies




  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Using the medium or high setting of an electric mixer, beat shortening and margarine or butter together for 30 seconds in mixing bowl.
  • Add about half of the flours, the brown sugar, sugar, eggs, vanilla, and baking soda.
  • Beat mixture till thoroughly combined.
  • Beat in the remaining flour.
  • Using wooden spoon, stir in chocolate pieces and optionally, the nuts.
  • Drop dough by rounded teaspoons 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheet.
  • Bake for 8 to 10 miutes or till edges are lightly browned.
  • Cool cookies on a wire rack.