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Jet Lag Cookies

Mrs. Kress
cookies minus the chocolate chips
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Total Time 28 mins
Course cookie
Cuisine American
Servings 24 medium cookies

Ingredients
  

  • 1/4 c shortening
  • 1/4 c butter
  • 1 1/4 c all purpose flour
  • 1/2 c packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 c sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • Optional: 1 c semi sweet chocolate pieces

Instructions
 

  • Preheat over to 375 degrees
  • In a mixing bowl beat the shortening and butter with an electric mixer for 30 seconds or by hand until blended
  • Add egg and vanilla. Mix until blended
  • Add about half of both sugars, mix until blended
  • Add half of the flour and baking soda, mix until blended
  • Add remaining dry ingredients beating until throughly combined
  • Optional: Add chip and beat in by hand or on slow speed for about 10 -15 seconds
  • Drop rounded teaspoon of dough on the baking sheet 2 inches apart on to ungreased cookie sheet
  • (Using parchment paper helps with clean up)
  • Bake 8 -10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned
  • Cool on a wired rack or on paper towel
  • Makes 30 small or 24 medium cookies