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 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