Emily’s Chocolate Chip Cookies
1/2 cup Crisco butter flavored baking sticks (or shortening)
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 cup packed light brown sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
12 oz. chocolate chips (about 2 cups)
1 cup Premium Kraft Caramel Bits (optional)
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
In large bowl, cream together butter, shortening, white sugar, and brown sugar until smooth. Beat in the eggs and vanilla until fluffy. Stir together flour, baking soda, and salt. Gradually beat into butter mixture. Stir in chocolate chips (and optional caramel bits). Drop by teaspoonfuls onto un-greased cookie sheets.
Bake 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven, or until golden brown. Cool 5 min., remove from sheet to wire rack. Cool completely.