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Monster Chip Cookies

 Monster Chip Cookies
Judy Mabrey, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, shares these treats with "monsters" who ring her doorbell on Halloween. She also gives them as Christmas gifts.
18 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1-1/3 cups sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 3 teaspoons McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 4 cups (24 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2 cups chopped nuts

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream shortening, butter and sugars until light and
  • fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each. Beat in
  • vanilla and lemon juice. Combine the dry ingredients; add to creamed
  • mixture and mix well. Stir in chips and nuts. Refrigerate 8 hours or
  • overnight.
  • Drop by 1/4 cupfuls 3 in. apart onto lightly greased baking sheet.
  • Bake at 350° for 14-16 minutes or until lightly browned and
  • center is set. Cool for 2 minutes before removing to wire racks.
  • Yield: about 3 dozen.

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Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 614 calories, 36 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 61 mg cholesterol, 412 mg sodium, 70 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 9 g protein.