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Mayonnaise Cookies

Mayonnaise Chocolate Chip Cookies

A strange old recipe from Crisco.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Chocolate Chip Cookies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 11 minutes
Total Time 21 minutes
Servings 36 Cookies
Author Anna
Cost 5


  • 1 cup Crisco butter flavored shortening (or regular Crisco
  • 3/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup regular or low fat mayonnaise
  • 2 1/2 cups cake flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 cups milk chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup cashew pieces, lightly salted


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Beat the shortening, sugars and vanilla in large bowl with mixer on medium speed until well blended. Beat in eggs, then beat in mayonnaise.
  • Mix together the cake flour, salt and baking soda, then add it to the batter and stir to make a soft dough.
  • Stir in the chocolate chips.
  • Using 2 tablespoons of dough for each cookie, shape into mounds on parchment lined baking sheets OR put them on plastic wrap lined dinner plates and chill until ready to bake.
  • Bake at 375 for 10-12 minutes. Alternatively, bake at 350 for slightly longer.
  • Let cool for 2 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.