May Day is one of my favorite days of the year. Maybe its my childhood memories of ding dong ditching our neighbors with treats, maybe it’s that our first date was on May Day, maybe it’s that I just love the concept of surprising your neighbors with something special! Either way, I love May Day! The boys and I had an awesome time last week delivering May Day cookies. Jack actually said that it was the funnest thing he’d ever done!
After delivering 13 packages of these delicious cookies, I’ve had just about everyone ask for the recipe. Although I prefer M&M’s, or oatmeal in my cookies, Matt loves these because he says they are just old fashioned good chewy chocolate chip cookies. They are really simple to make too.
Original Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies
- Prep Time: 10 mins
- Cook Time: 13 mins
- Total Time: 23 minutes
- Yield: 64 Cookies
- 2 sticks margarine
- 1 stick (1 c. Crisco)
- 1 c. sugar
- 11/2 c. brown sugar
- 2 t. vanilla
- 2 t. baking soda
- 1 t. salt
- 2 eggs
- 4 c. flour.
- 1 bag mini chocolate chips and a handful of big chips
- Cream margarine, Crisco, Sugar, and Brown Sugar.
- Add vanilla, baking soda, salt, and eggs and beat into mixture.
- Add flour (Dough will be firm and dry)
- Mix in chocolate chips
- Bake @ 350 for 13 minutes. Enjoy!
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