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BASIC CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES


Active Time : 1 hour
Total Time : 1 hour
Serves : 4-5 dozen

INGREDIENTS

  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1/2 cup all vegetable shortening
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

DIRECTIONS

In large mixing bowl, combine sugars, butter, shortening, eggs and vanilla. Using an electric mixer on medium speed, beat until creamed.

Reduce mixer to low; slowly add flour, baking soda and salt until well combined.

Stir in chocolate chips; drop dough by teaspoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheet.

Bake in a preheated 375°F oven 9-11 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on baking sheet 2 minutes; remove to wire rack to cool completely.