Saturday, January 01, 2005

Chocolate Chip Cookies

1 c. butter
1 c. shortening
1 c. sugar
1 1/2 c. packed brown sugar
1 t. vanilla
2 eggs
4 c. flour
2 t. baking soda
1 t. salt
4 c. chocolate chips
1 c. chopped nuts, optional
1 c. coconut, optional

Preheat oven to 325 F. Beat butter, shortening, sugars and vanilla until creamy. Beat in eggs. Combine dry ingredients and gradually mix in. Add chips, nuts, and coconut. Roll into small balls on an ungreased cookie sheet and bake for 10-12 minutes.