Tuesday, June 14, 2011

"Chunky Chip Cookies"

"Chunky Chip Cookies"
A "Southern Living" Recipe

1 cup shortening
1 cup butter OR margarine, softened
2 cups granulated sugar
2 cups firmly packed brown sugar
4 large eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
4 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
2 teaspoons baking soda
2 cups regular oats, uncooked
2 cups cornflakes cereal
2 cups semisweet chocolate morsels
1 cup chopped pecans
1 cup flaked coconut

1. Beat shortening and butter in a large bowl at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy; gradually add sugars, beating well. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating after each addition. Add vanilla, mixing well.
2. Combine flour, baking powder and soda; gradually add to creamed mixture, mixing well. Gradually stir in oats and remaining ingredients.
3. Drop dough by teaspoonfuls, 2" apart, onto ungreased baking sheets.
4. Bake at 350 degrees F. for 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 9-1/2 dozen.

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