Cookies

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup shortening

  • 1/4 cup white sugar

  • 1 egg, beaten

  • 1/2 cup brown sugar

  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 tablespoon hot water

  • 1 1/4 cup flour

  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

  • 1 package chocolate chips

  • 1/2 broken nuts

  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees F
  • Cream shortening, add sugar and egg.
  • Dissolve baking soda into hot water and add to mixture.
  • Add flour and salt and mix well, then add chocolate chips and nuts.
  • Add vanilla for flavoring.
  • Drop mixture by tablespoon onto greased cookie sheet
  • Bake for 10 minutes