Chocolate Chip Cookies


Who doesn’t love a warm, chewy chocolate chip cookie? The original recipe calls for a cup of butter, but I have always found that a cup of shortening delivers a fluffier product. My family certainly agrees! Click photo for printable recipe.

Chocolate Chip Cookies
Yields 18
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  1. 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  2. 1 teaspoon baking soda
  3. 1 teaspoon salt
  4. 1 cup shortening
  5. 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  6. 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  7. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  8. 2 large eggs
  9. 2 cups (12-oz. pkg.) @NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels
  10. 1 cup chopped nuts
  1. HEAT oven to 375° F. COMBINE flour, baking soda and salt in small bowl. Beat shortening, granulated sugar, brown sugar and vanilla extract in large mixer bowl until creamy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Gradually beat in flour mixture. Stir in morsels and nuts. Drop by rounded tablespoon onto ungreased baking sheets.
  2. BAKE for 9 to 11 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.
Adapted from Nestlé Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookies
Adapted from Nestlé Toll House Chocolate Chip Cookies

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