Good (and easy) Chocolate Chip Cookies

In food processor, combine and pulse lightly:
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup brown sugar

Add:
1/2 cup shortening (use Crisco sticks for convenience)
1 egg
1 tsp. vanilla

Cream together with sugar in food processor.
Sift together:
1 cup flour
3/4 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. soda

Add to creamed mixture and pulse to combine.
Add 1 cup semisweet chips and pulse lightly, or combine by hand in separate bowl.
Use small cookie scoop for uniform cookies.
Bake at 350 degrees for 9-12 minutes on parchment paper-lined cookie sheet.
Check at 8 minutes. Cool on rack.

Makes 3 dozen.

Colleen O’Neill
Cornish, NH

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