My Mother's Chocolate Chip Cookies

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baking chocolate chip cookies with my mother is one of my fondest memories. She never used a mixer. She mixed the dough in an extra large Tupperware bowl with her handy dandy wooden spoon. I would love making the cookies with her.

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Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cup sugar
  • 1- 1lbs box light brown sugar
  • 3 cups shortening
  • 6 eggs
  • 3 tsp vanilla
  • 7 cups flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3 tsp baking soda
  • 2 bags chocolate chips

Preparation

Mix first 3 ingredients until smooth. Slowly add the eggs and vanilla, mix until creamy. In separate bowl mix the dry ingredients together and add them slowly to the egg mixture. Mix well- add the chocolate chips.

Place dough on ungreased cookie sheet in preheated 375 degree oven for about 10 minutes until golden brown –let cool and enjoy with a yummy glass of skim milk.