Mom's Blue Ribbon Chocolate Chip Cookies

These award-winning cookies will make your family's mouths water!

- Posted on Jul 28, 2011

Blue Ribbon chocolate chip cookies

Everyone loves chocolate chip cookies, and this recipe will soon be one of your very favorites.


¾ cup white sugar

¾ cup brown sugar

½ cup butter

½ cup shortening

3 eggs

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon salt

2¾ cups flour

1 bag semi-sweet chocolate chips


1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Cream sugars, butter and shortening. Add eggs, one at a time. Stir after each addition.

2. Add soda and salt. Sift in flour. Stir. Be careful not to overmix. Fold in chocolate chips.

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3. Place large heaps on baking stone. Bake for eight minutes. Remove while they still look soft (they’ll continue to bake on the stone).

Makes 12 cookies

Read the story of how these cookies won the blue ribbon in County Fair Cookies!

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