Thursday, April 14, 2011

Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookies


Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookies

3/4 c Butter Crisco
1 1/4 c Brown Sugar
2 T Milk
1 T Vanilla
1 Egg
1 3/4 c Flour
1 t Salt
3/4 t Baking soda
1 c Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
1 c Pecans, chopped
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Heat oven to 375. Cream shortening, brown sugar, milk, and vanilla in large bowl. Blend until creamy. Blend in egg. Combine flour, salt, and baking soda. Add to creamed mixture, gradually. Stir in chocolate chips and nuts. Drop rounded Tablespoonfuls (about 2 measuring tablespoons) of dough 3 inches apart on ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 375 8 to 10 minutes. For chewy cookies (they will look light and moist) DO NOT OVERBAKE or 11 to 13 minutes for crisp cookies. Cool on baking sheet 2 minutes. Remove to cooling rack. 3 dozen 3-inch cookies. Note: if nuts are omitted, use 1-1/2 cups chocolate chips.
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These cookies are melt-in-your-mouth delicious!  They are our favorite cookie and the basic cookie dough can be used for all different kinds of  variations!
I also like to use walnuts - for my children I do not use any nuts at all - they love chocolate chip cookies - but they do not love nuts.  You can make a delicious cookie by substituting white chocolate chips and adding dried cranberries and pistachios or macadamia nuts - yum! 




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10 comments:

  1. These look so yummylicious!! I don't know how I'll ever be successful at loosing weight if I keep looking at my friends blog pictures! :-)

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  2. I Bet these would be sooo good with white chocolate chips and macadamia nuts! I've never used crisco for a chocolate chip cookie, these sure look good though!

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  3. We all love chocolate chip cookies. :-) Yummy. I stopped by from Prairy Story Recipe Swap Thursday. My participating post is at this link:
    http://joyofdesserts.blogspot.com/2011/04/unleavened-seed-cake-recipe.html

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  4. Mmm, chocolate chip cookies rock! These look yummilicious. I have a sweet treat linky party on my blog (it'll open up tonight) and I'd like to invite you to stop by and link your cookies up. http://sweet-as-sugar-cookies.blogspot.com

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  5. I just love a good chocolate chip cookie recipe.

    Thanks for linking up with Sweet Tooth Friday!

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  6. Hi Concetta,
    Oh my these look like awesome cookies. It would be a great basic recipe that could be used with different nuts and candies. We would really enjoy these cookies to fill our cookie jar. Thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and hope to see you next week!

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  7. These look delicious! Thanks for linking it up!
    Sherry

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  8. wow these look wonderful! i'm a sucker for chocolate chip cookies!

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  9. Amazingly easy and really looks delicious. I'm definitely craving for a plate of that right now. Thanks for sharing this wonderful recipe. This is definitely a must do recipe this weekend since I got my Food Safety Training.

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