Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookies

My daughter had several friends over to watch the premiere of Descendants 3 on the Disney Channel and I based all of the food on the previous two movies. If you are a Descendants fan, then you know that Mal puts a love spell on Ben with a chocolate chip cookie recipe that had walnuts and called for one tear of human sadness. I pulled out our favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe to make One Tear of Human Sadness Cookies. I substituted walnuts for the pecans &, of course, did not add one tear of human sadness.

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The recipe calls for 3/4 cup of butter flavored Crisco. Sometimes, I substitute 3/4 cup butter for the Crisco, but usually, I use 1/2 cup Crisco & 1/4 cup butter because I like the texture better.

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  • 1/2 cup butter flavored Crisco
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 1/4 cups firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup chopped pecans

Preheat oven to 375ºF.

Cream shortening, butter, brown sugar, milk & vanilla in large bowl with mixer on medium speed until well blended. Mix in egg.

Combine flour, salt & baking soda in a separate bowl. Add to creamed mixture until just blended. Stir in chocolate chips and nuts.

Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls or cookie scoop 3″ apart onto baking sheet.

Bake 8 to 10 minutes for chewy cookies, or 11 to 13 minutes for crisp cookies.

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