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Aunt Linda's Secret Crunchy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Giant crunchy chocolate chip cookies.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword chocolate chip cookies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 12 cookies
Calories 236 kcal


  • 6 Tbs granulated sugar
  • 6 Tbs brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup vegetable shortening, chilled (go ahead and use solid coconut oil if vegetable shortening isn't your thing)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup chocolate chips


  1. Beat sugars and shortening together. Add egg and blend until incorporated.
  2. Mix baking soda, flour and salt in a bowl. Add to sugar mixture and mix until incorporated.
  3. Fold in chocolate chips.
  4. Place heaping tablespoons of dough on a parchment lined cookie sheet. Leave plenty of space between them, these cookies will spread to about 5" diameters.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for 12-15 minutes until evenly golden on top.
Nutrition Facts
Aunt Linda's Secret Crunchy Chocolate Chip Cookies
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 236
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.