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My mom has the old Betty Crocker cook book for chocolate chip cookes that has shortning in can you help?

Asked on 4/20/2013 12:00:00 AM by christy35

Hi,

 

Here is a recipe that uses shortening from the Betty Crocker Cookie Book.  Enjoy!

 

 

 

Chocolate Chip Cookies

 

1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar

1/2 cup sugar

2/3 cup shortening (part butter or margarinem if desired)

 

1 teaspoons vanilla

1 egg

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 (6-oz.) pkg. (1 cup) semi-sweet chocolate chips

1/2 cup chopped nuts or shelled sunflower seeds, if desired

 

 

1.   Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, combine brown sugar, sugar, shortening, vanilla and egg; beat until light and fluffy.

2.   Add flour, baking soda and salt; mix well. Stir in chocolate chips and nuts. Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.

3.   Bake at 375°F. for 8 to 10 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets.

 

3 dozen cookies  

 

 

Answered on 4/20/2013 12:00:00 AM by Betty Kitchen Expert