Crisco - Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookies

by Andrew Calcutt last modified 2021-02-14T18:23:56-05:00
Original Source: https://www.criscocanada.com/Recipes/Desserts/ULTIMATE-Chocolate-Chip-Cookies

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) Crisco Golden All Vegetable Shortening
  • 1 1/4 cups (300 mL) lightly-packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) milk
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) vanilla extract
  • 1 3/4 cups (425 mL) All Purpose Flour
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) salt
  • 3/4 tsp (3 mL) baking soda
  • 1 cup (250 mL) semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup (250 mL) coarsely chopped pecans

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375ºF (190ºC).

  2. Cream shortening and brown sugar in large bowl at medium speed of electric mixer for 2 minutes, or until light and fluffy

  3. Add egg, milk and vanilla, beating for 1 minute, or until thoroughly blended.

  4. Combine our, salt and baking soda. Add to creamed mixture gradually, beating on low speed for 1 minute, or just until blended.

  5. Stir in semi-sweet chocolate chips and pecans.

  6. Drop dough by heaping spoonfuls (2 tbsp/30mL) on ungreased baking sheet leaving about 3 inches (7 cm) between cookies.

  7. Bake at 375°F (190°C) for 8 to 10 minutes for soft cookies (cookies will still appear moist when baked – DO NOT OVER BAKE) or 11 to 13 minutes for crunchy cookies. Cool in pan for 2 minutes, then remove to cooling rack.

Tips

  • If desired, omit pecans and use additional 1/2 cup (125 mL) of chocolate chips.

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