Chocolate Chip Cookies

I have had several requests for my chocolate chip cookie recipe. I am happy to share. Enjoy!


  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 1/4 cups flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • SkorBits (optional)
  • chopped pecans or walnuts (optional)


  • preheat oven to 350 degrees F
  • mix together brown sugar, white sugar and shortening
  • add in eggs and vanilla
  • mix well
  • stir/sift together flour, salt and baking soda
  • add dry ingredients into batter
  • stir just until dough is formed
  • add chocolate chips (and optional nuts and/or SkorBits
  • drop by tablespoon onto parchment paper lined cookie sheets
  • bake 10-12 minutes until lightly golden just until no longer gooey in centre
  • share most of them with your family and friends
  • enjoy a few yourself

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