You are here: Home » Recipes » Seriously Short Chocolate Chip Cookies Seriously Short Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe by Our Cookbook Collection Yield 6 dozens These "short" cookies have just the right blend of fat and sugar to melt in your mouth. Cookies for Kids' Cancer PrintEmail Ingredients 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature1 cup butter-flavored shortening1 1/4 cups light brown sugar1 cup granulated sugar3 eggs, room temperature1 tablespoon vanilla extract4 cups all-purpose flour1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda2 teaspoons salt6 cups (2¼ pounds) semi-sweet chocolate chips3 cups chopped nuts (optional) Instructions Preheat oven to 350F. Line 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper. Place butter, shortening and sugars in a large bowl and beat until smooth and creamy, about 3 minutes. Add eggs one at a time, beating after each addition; add vanilla. Combine flour, baking soda and salt in a separate bowl; gradually add to butter mixture, mixing until just blended. Add chocolate chips and nuts; mix well. Using 2-tablespoon cookie scoop, drop dough about 2 inches apart on prepared cookie sheets. Bake 12 minutes. Let cool. Reprinted with permission for Cookies for Kids’ Cancer All the Good Cookies cookbook.