Shirley's Chocolate Chip Cookies

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This heart-warming homestyle chocolate chip cookie recipe is a must-have in your kitchen. The dough alone will cause you to swoon!

Yield: Makes about 4 dozen


  • 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


  1. 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.
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