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Dad's Chocolate Chip Cookies

 Dad's Chocolate Chip Cookies
My dad, Art Winter, would tuck some of these cookies in the care packages he and my mom sent to me when I was in college.—Art Winter, Trumbull, Connecticut
60 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 10 min./batch

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3-1/2 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream the butter, shortening and sugars until light
  • and fluffy. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Combine the flour, salt and
  • baking soda; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in
  • chocolate chips and nuts.
  • Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at
  • 350° for 10-11 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from pans
  • to wire racks. Yield: 5 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 cookie equals 124 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 72 mg sodium,

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Dad's Chocolate Chip Cookies (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 16 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.