Budget Menu & Dirt Cheap Recipes General Recipes Chocolate Chip Cookies

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      1/2 cup butter or margarine
      1 egg
      1 tsp vanilla extract
      3 Cups Cookie Starter (instructions below)
      1 cup (6 oz) semisweet chocolate chips
      1/2 cup chopped pecans

      Preheat oven to 350. In a large bowl, beat butter until fluffy. Add egg & vanilla; beat until smooth.

      Add Cookie Starter; stir until a soft dough forms. Fold in chips & pecans. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto a greased baking sheet. Bake 8-10 minutes or until brown.

      Cool completely on a wire wrack. Store in an airtight container.

      Yield: about 3 dozen cookies

      Cookie Starter

      4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
      2 cups granulated sugar
      2 cups firmly packed brown sugar
      1 1/2 cups nonfat dry milk
      1 Tbs plus 1 tsp salt
      1 1/2 cups shortening

      In a very large bowl, combine first 5 ingredients. Using a pastry blender or 2 knives, sut shortening intil mixture resembles coarse meal. Store in an airtight container in refrigerator.

      Mix may be stored up to 6 months in the freezer. Give with recipes for Chocolate Chip, Peanut Butter, and Granola Cookies.

      Yield: about 11 1/2 cups cookie starter

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      thanks for this! it sounds so good!!

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Budget Menu & Dirt Cheap Recipes General Recipes Chocolate Chip Cookies