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Gran'S Toll House Cookies

Source: www.cookbooks.com/Recipe-Details.aspx?id=454436

Ingredients

  1. 1 1/2 c. sifted flour
  2. 1 tsp. soda
  3. 1 tsp. salt
  4. 1 c. shortening
  5. 3/4 c. brown sugar, firmly packed
  6. 3/4 c. granulated sugar
  7. 2 eggs (unbeaten)
  8. 1 tsp. hot water
  9. 1 c. nut meats, cut fine
  10. 2 (14 oz.) pkg. Nestle semi-sweet chocolate, in pieces
  11. 2 c. oatmeal (quick or regular; uncooked)
  12. 1 tsp. vanilla

Directions

  1. Sift flour once before measuring, then sift with soda and salt. Cream shortening until soft.
  2. Add sugars gradually, creaming until light and fluffy.
  3. Add eggs one at a time, beating after each addition.
  4. Add hot water to creamed mixture, then sifted dry ingredients.
  5. Add nut meats, Nestle chocolate and oatmeal and mix thoroughly.
  6. Add vanilla and blend well.
  7. Drop by half teaspoons on a greased cookie sheet.
  8. Nut meats may be omitted.
  9. Bake at 375° for 8 minutes.
  10. Makes 100.