1 cup sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
1 cup shortening
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 large eggs
2 1/4 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 (12 ounce) package chocolate chips
- Preheat oven to 375°.
- In a mixing bowl, cream together the first five ingredients.
- After creaming the first five ingredients add the last four and make sure everything is mixed together well.
- Drop by tablespoonfuls on to cookie sheets and bake for 9-10 minutes.
- For M&M cookies: Replace chocolate chips with M&M plain baking bits.