How to make it

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Line a 9x9 baking pan with foil, allowing edges to hang over sides of pan. Set aside.
  • In a mixer bowl at medium speed beat the butter and shortening for about 30 seconds.
  • Add the two sugars and the baking soda blend well.
  • Add the egg, and vanilla.
  • Add the flour slowly, When it gets to stiff add the remaining flour in by hand.
  • Stir in the chocolate chips and the nuts.
  • Press the dough evenly in the lined baking pan.
  • Bake 30 minutes or until golden brown and set in the center.
  • Cool 1 hour on a rack.
  • Reduce the oven heat to 325 degrees.
  • Use the foil to lift the cooled cookies out of the pan.
  • Using a serrated knife cut the cookies into 9 inch slices.
  • Place slices cut side down and 1 inch apart on a cookie sheet that has NOT been greased.
  • Bake for approx. 10 minutes or until crisp. Turn the cookies over carefully and cook another 10 minutes. Remove from oven.
  • Cool cookies completely on a rack, then trim the ends square.
  • Microwave the 6 ounces of chocolate with the 1 tbsp. shortening. at 50 percent power for about 2-3 minutes or until melted and smooth.
  • Stirring twice during the melting time.
  • Dip or brush the chocolate halfway on each cookie.
  • Place the cookies on parchment paper or wax paper;
  • Allow the chocolate to harden. This will take 1-2 hours.
  • Store the cookies at room temperature in a airtight container in rows separated by wax paper. You can freeze these cookies up to three months.

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    " It was excellent "
    m2googee ate it and said...
    Now that's a cookie!!! 55555
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    " It was excellent "
    shirleyoma ate it and said...
    Cookie Monster here again, sure sounds good! got my 5
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