- 1 lb box brown sugar
- 3 eggs
- 2/3 cup shortening
- 1 cup chopped nuts (optional)
- 1 12 oz bag chocolate chips (or other kinds of chips)
- 2 ¾ cups flour (11 oz.)
- 2 ½ tsp baking soda
- ½ tsp salt
Melt shortening, add sugar, and cool. Beat 1 egg at a time into sugar mixture. Add dry ingredients, blend well. Then add chips and nuts.
Use a well greased cookie sheet (with sides). Spread dough evenly with greased hands into pan.
Bake at 350 for 15 minutes.
Ott family recipe