Chocolate Chip Cookies



Ingredients:

1 cup sugar
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 cup margarine or butter, softened
2 eggs
1 1/2 tsp. vanilla
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
3 cups all-purpose flour
12 oz. semi-sweet chocolate chips

Directions:

Place sugar, brown sugar, margarine, eggs, and vanilla in mixer bowl. Attach bowl and flat beater to mixer. Turn to speed 2 and mix about 30 seconds. Stop and scrape bowl. Turn to speed 4 and beat for about 30 seconds. Stop and scrape bowl.

Turn to stir speed. Gradually add baking soda, salt, and flour to sugar mixture and mix about 2 minutes. Turn to speed 2 and mix about 30 seconds. Turn to stir speed and add chocolate chips, mixing about 15 seconds.

Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto greased baking sheets about 2 inches apart. Bake at 375 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from baking sheets immediately and cool on wire racks.

Yield: 54 servings (1 cookie per serving)

Per serving: about 117 cal., 1 g pro, 17 g carb, 5 g fat, 8 mg chol, 106 mg sod.

Variations:
2 cups raisins, coconut, or chopped walnuts may be substituted for chocolate chips.