Chocolate Chip Cookies

I forget about the recipe box in my cupboard all the time.  3 x 5 cards of recipes copied down from my mom, from friends, and a few Pampered Chef recipe cards.   Do you have one of these hangin’ out with your cookbooks?  No?  Just Me?

This is a great recipe for a cookie that is chewy but not gooey, and gets a little crunchy around the edges.  And who doesn’t love chocolate chip cookies on a random Wednesday night?

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Chocolate Chip Cookies

3/4 c packed brown sugar
1/2 c sugar
1/2 c butter
1/2 c shortening
1 1/2 tsp vanilla
1 egg
1 tsp baking soda
1 3/4 c flour
1/2 tps salt
6 oz chocolate chips

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Heat oven to 375 degrees.

In a large bowl beat sugars, butter and shortening until light and fluffy.  Add vanilla and egg, beat well.  Add flour, baking soda and salt, mix well before stirring in the chocolate chips.  Drop by tablespoon full onto ungreased cookie sheets.

Bake approx 12 minutes, until edges are done and cookies are a light golden brown.

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cartoon-strawberry-9These cookies come together quickly and are wonderful right out of the oven, at room temperature, or with a caramel latte… (Have I mentioned how blessed I am to have a barista husband??)

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