Chocolate Chip Cookies
Heat oven to 375F
2/3 cup shortening
2/3 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup brown sugar (packed)
2 tsp. vanilla
3 cups flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
1 cup chopped nuts
2 pkgs. (6oz each) semisweet chocolate pieces
About 7 dozen cookies.
Mix thoroughly shortening, butter, sugars, eggs and vanilla.
Blend in remaining ingredients.
(For a softer, rounder cookie, add 1/2 cup flour.)
Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls 2" apart onto ungreased baking sheet.
Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until light brown.
Cool slightly before removing from baking sheet.