Chocolate Chip Cookies
from the Home Ec Teacher at Kamiakin Junior High
Kirkland, Washington
We've used this recipe since Larissa took Home-Ec in Junior High.

1/2 c shortening
1/2 c sugar
1/2 c brown sugar or double white instead if want a whiter cookie.
1 tsp vanilla
1 egg
1 1/2 c flour
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt

Optional ingredients:
Chocolate Chips or any flavor of Chips desired
Nuts of any kind if you wish
variations: unsweatened chocolate, add 1 teaspoon water if using powder
Other ideas: coconut, dried fruits.

Bake 10 minutes at 350 degrees or until only LIGHT brown.