These have won several blue ribbons at the County Fair!
INGREDIENTS (for 3 servings):
- 1 cup shortening
- 1 cup white sugar
- 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
- 1 (3.5 ounce) package instant vanilla pudding mix
- 2 eggs
- 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 12 ounces semisweet chocolate chips
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
In a large mixing bowl cream the shortening with the white and brown sugars. Stir in the instant vanilla pudding mix. Lightly beat the eggs then add them to the creamed mixture. Mix well.
Sift the flour, baking soda and salt together. Add the flour mixture to the egg mixture. Mix until combined. Stir in the chocolate chips. Drop teaspoonfuls of the dough onto ungreased cookie sheets about 2 inches apart.
Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 10 to 12 minutes or until done.