New England Chocolate Chip Cookies


Everyone loves chocolate chip cookies! These stand out thanks to the shortening and walnuts.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Bake Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
60 cookies


  • 1 cup shortening

  • ¾ cup sugar

  • ¾ cup packed brown sugar

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

  • 2 ¼ cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 12 ounce package semisweet chocolate pieces

  • 1 cup chopped walnuts

  • ¼ teaspoon salt


  1. In a large mixing bowl, beat shortening with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Beat in the sugars, soda, and salt. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Beat in as much of the flour as you can with the mixer. Stir in any remaining flour. Stir in chocolate pieces and nuts.

  2. Drop dough by rounded teaspoons 2 inches apart onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake in a 350 degree F oven for 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool on wire racks. Makes about 60.

    New England Chocolate Chip Cookies


Store cookies in airtight container at room temperature up to 3 days or in freezer up to 1 month.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

106 Calories
7g Fat
12g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Calories 106
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 7mg 2%
Sodium 26mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Protein 1g

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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