Mini Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough



  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1 cup butter or baking margarine
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 5 cups flour (sifted)
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1-2 pkgs. mini or regular chips


  1. Mix first 5 ingredients, and then stir in the dry ingredients.
  2. The dough is done when it forms a ball and pulls away from the sides of the mixing bowl.
  3. Divide dough into 4-5 sections, and wrap in plastic.
  4. Put plastic wrapped logs or balls into a plastic bag and freeze.
  5. To serve: Defrost in fridge or for a few minutes in the microwave.
  6. Roll into 1 inch balls and place on a greased cookie sheet.
  7. Bake 12 minutes at 350°.
  8. Cookies are done when they are pale on top and have a tiny bit of firmness.
  9. Cool on a wire rack.
  10. Note: Almost any cookie dough may be frozen.
  11. Dough can be rolled into individual cookie balls and flash frozen, and then put into a freezer bag.
  12. Dough balls may be baked frozen but it takes longer so add a few more minutes and check often.



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