about 7 dozen cookies

Chocolate Chip Cookies

SUBMITTED BY: Natalie Daigle

2/3 cup shortening
2/3 cup butter, softened
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup packed brown sugar
2 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
12 oz. semisweet chocolate pieces


Heat oven to 375. Mix thoroughly shortening, butter, sugars, eggs, and vanilla. Stir in remaining ingredients. (For a softer, rounder cookie, add ½ cup flour.)  

Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto ungreased baking sheet. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until light brown. Cool slightly before removing from baking sheet.