The Best of All Chocolate Chip Cookies

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 2,227
Yield: 3 dozen large cookies


1 cup solid shortening
1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 1/3 cups sugar
1 cup brown sugar
4 eggs
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon lemon juice
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 cup rolled oats
3 cups flour
2 (12-ounce) packages semisweet chocolate chips
2 cups chopped walnuts


In large bowl, beat shortening, butter, and sugars until light and fluffy (about 5 minutes). Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla and lemon juice.

In another bowl, stir together baking soda, salt, cinnamon, oats, and flour. Beat into creamed mixture until well combined; stir in chocolate chips and nuts.

For each cookie, drop a scant 1/4 cup dough on a lightly greased baking sheet, spacing cookies about 3 inches apart. Bake in a 350° oven for 16 -18 minutes or until golden brown. Transfer to racks and let cool.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 2,227
Calories from Fat: 1,148

This The Best of All Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe is from the Best of the Best from the Mountain West Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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