Chocolate Chip Cookies

To be completely honest, my favorite cookie is actually Oatmeal Chocolate Chip, but I still like chocolate chip cookies none-the-less!

Wednesdays at Home

Of all the things I cook or bake, Kyle’s favorite is chocolate chip cookies.  I am not sure where this recipe originated from, but it has been a favorite in our family for years.  The cookies consistently end up perfectly soft and chewy.  Almost every time I make a batch someone asks me for the recipe — so it is getting posted on the blog for easy access!

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Ingredients:

  • 2/3 cup shortening
  • 2/3 cup margarine
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 tsp. soda
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 3/4 bag chocolate chips

Directions:

  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Cream shortening, margarine and sugar.
  3. Mix in eggs and vanilla.
  4. Stir in remaining ingredients.
  5. Cool in fridge for 2+ hours.
  6. Scoop onto cookie sheet or roll into balls.
  7. Bake 8-10 minutes.
  8. Cool 5 minutes before removing from pan.

This was my little helper the last time I made chocolate chip cookies (or…

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