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Heidi's Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookies

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“There are so many recipes here for chocolate chip cookies that I found myself going in circles to see if my exact recipe was posted. I know there isn't one here named Heidi's favorte so here it is! This recipe is not cake like at all but is a soft cookie. It seems to use a larger amount of fat than others posted here and specifically calls for shortening.”
READY IN:
30mins
YIELD:
24 cookies
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl mix together sugar and shortening with an electric mixer. Add eggs one at a time beating after each addition. Add vanilla.
  3. In a separate bowl sift together dry ingredients. Slowly add dry ingredients to the butter and sugar mixture while beating on medium speed. Fold in chocolate chips.
  4. Using a large cookie scoop drop onto parchment covered cookie sheet. I usually get 9 cookies per sheet. Bake for 10-11 minutes.
  5. Let stand for 2 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool.

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