Grandma Favourite's Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies

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recipe by Dave L https://getdrop.com/

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    0mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    12
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    741

My grandma made these cookies when I was a kid. The recipe is from her grandma. The original recipe called for 1.5 cups of 'shortening' (which would've been grease saved from cooking). I remember my grandmother used half butter & half Crisco (vegetable shortening), which is what I have here. You can use all butter as well.

recipe updated Sep 27, 2019

Ingredients

  • Walnuts icon
    Walnuts
    1 cup
  • Shortening icon
    Shortening
    about ¾ cup (148g)
  • Butter icon
    Butter
    about ¾ cup (173g)
  • White sugar icon
    White sugar
    1 cup (204g)
  • Brown sugar icon
    Brown sugar
    2 cups (389g)
  • Egg icon
    Egg
    x 3 (about 150g)
  • Vanilla extract icon
    Vanilla extract
    ½ teaspoon (2ml)
  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour
    4.5 cups (583g)
  • Salt icon
    Salt
    1 tsp (6g)
  • Baking soda icon
    Baking soda
    1 tsp (5g)
  • Ground cinnamon icon
    Ground cinnamon
    1 tsp (3g)
  • Ground cloves icon
    Ground cloves
    about ¼ teaspoon (1g)
  • Nutmeg icon
    Nutmeg
    about ¼ teaspoon (1g)
  • Chocolate chips icon
    Chocolate chips
    1¼ cups

Tools

  • kCook icon Baking sheet - 18 x 13"
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl

Step preview

  1. Add shortening, butter, white sugar and brown sugar to a clean large mixing bowl
  2. Cream
  3. Add egg and vanilla extract to the dough balls
  4. Mix
  5. Add all purpose flour, salt, baking soda, ground cinnamon, ground cloves and nutmeg to the dough balls
  6. Mix until blended
  7. Add chocolate chips and walnuts to the dough balls
  8. Fold
  9. Refrigerate - approx 1 hr
  10. Pre-heat oven - 205°C
  11. Scoop
  12. Transfer dough balls to baking sheet
  13. Bake - 6 min, 205°C
  14. Serve
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