Hillary Clinton’s Chocolate Chip Cookies
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp salt
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 cup butter flavored shortening
1/2 cup butter, cut- up and kind of cold
1 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 tsp vanilla
2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
12 ounces of semi-sweet chocolate chips
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Combine flour, salt and baking soda. Beat together shortening, butter, sugars and vanilla in a large bowl until creamy. Add eggs, beat until light and fluffy. Stir in flour mixture and rolled oats. Stir in chocolate chips. Drop batter by well-rounded teaspoonsful on to greased baking sheets. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until golden. Cool cookies on sheets on wire rack for 2 minutes. Remove cookies to wire rack to cool completely.
Makes 6-7 dozen