Shirley's Chocolate Chip Cookies

Shirley's Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe
Gooseberry Patch
This heart-warming homestyle chocolate chip cookie recipe is a must-have in your kitchen. The dough alone will cause you to swoon!


Makes about 4 dozen

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Gooseberry Patch


1/2 cup shortening
6 tablespoons sugar
6 tablespoons brown sugar, packed
1 egg, beaten
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/8 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips


Blend together shortening and sugars; stir in egg and vanilla. Add flour, baking soda and salt; mix well. Stir in chocolate chips. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 375 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes, until lightly golden.

Jennie Gist, Gooseberry Patch,

Christmas Cookie Jar,

Gooseberry Patch

October 2012
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