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Recipe: Double Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Recipe: Double Chocolate Chunk Cookies

1/2 cup shortening
1/2 cup margarine or butter (note: do not use diet margarine)
2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 cup semisweet chocolate pieces
1 cup chopped white chocolate baking squares
1 3-1/2-oz. jar macadamia nuts, chopped

In a mixing bowl beat the shortening and margarine or butter with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add about half of the flour, the brown sugar, granulated sugar, eggs, vanilla, and baking soda. Beat mixture till thoroughly combined. Beat in the remaining flour. Stir in chopped white chocolate, semi-sweet chocolate pieces, and chopped macadamia nuts. Drop the dough by rounded teaspoons 2 inches apart onto an ungreased cookie sheet.

Bake in a 375 degree F. oven for 8 to 10 minutes or till edges are light brown. Cool cookies on a wire rack. Makes about 60 cookies.

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