Plenty of soft and chewy good taste in this chocolate chip cookie. This is my favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe. You choose the type of chip that you want in your cookie. This recipe is in my easy-to-make file.
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Varieties of Chips
There are so many varieties of chocolate chips to choose from in the store now days.With or without milk, this chocolate chip cookie is one that will please your family. The combination of butter and shortening creates a soft and chewy cookie. I have also made these with many other chip flavors, another one that I like is cherry chip and vanilla chip. You should try it sometime. I think that you will make this your favorite chocolate chip cookie if you do.
When I was growing up, we only used two teaspoons to drop the cookie dough on the cookie sheet. One to scoop and one to scrape the dough off the spoon. Now I use a scoop like this and it makes quick work out of filling the baking sheet. Additionally, the size of the cookie dough rounds is fairly even and helps all the cookies bake at the same time.
School Favorite Too
These cookies have been made for a variety of fund raisers for our school. They always sell out fast. I mean, who doesn’t like a great tasting chocolate chip cookie or one of the other varieties of chips that you dream up. This same recipe can be made using vanilla and cherry chips-delicious. Or try using butterscotch and chocolate chips for a richer flavor. I have not tried the toffee chips in this cookie yet, but I bet that would be good too. Be creative with this one.
You Choose the Flavor Chocolate Chip Cookie
- 1/2 cup butter or margarine I prefer butter
- 1 cup shortening I prefer Crisco
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 2 eggs
- 2 Tsp. vanilla
- 3 Cups flour
- 1 Tsp salt
- 1 Tsp baking soda
- 1 cup chips Your choice-I used chocolate chips in this recipe
- Preheat oven to 350˚.
- Cream together butter and shortening until smooth.
- Add sugars, eggs, and vanilla; mix until well blended.
- In a separate bowl, mix dry ingredients; flour, salt, and baking soda.
- Gradually add this mixture to the butter mixture.
- Fold in chips by hand with a spoon.
- Drop by teaspoon or cookie scoop onto baking sheet lined with parchment paper or silpat silicone baking sheet.
- Leave 2” of space around each cookie as they will expand a bit.
- Bake for 8-12 minutes. Enjoy!
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You can find Victoria crocheting, quilting, and creating recipes. She has worked in restaurants for many years. Her many crochet patterns and quilt patterns are enjoyed by many. In her professional career, she has worked in management in a wide variety of businesses including higher education as a dean of a division. All the while attending college part-time to achieve her doctorate in higher education with an emphasis in e-learning.