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       Title: The Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookie
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 30 servings
     3/4 c  Butter
   1 1/4 c  Light brn. sugar; packed
       2 tb Milk
       1 tb Vanilla
       1    Egg
   1 3/4 c  All purpose flour
       1 ts Salt
     3/4 ts Baking soda
       1 c  Semi-sweet choc. chips
       1 c  Walnut or pecan pieces
     Heat oven to 375 F.  Into a large bowl, sift flour with baking soda and
   salt. Combine shortening brown sugar, milk and vanilla in large bowl. With
   wooden spoon or portable electric mixer at medium speed, beat until smooth
   and well combined - about 1 minute. Stir in chocolate chips and walnut
   pieces.  Drop by rounded tablespoonsful 3 apart on UNGREASED cookie sheet.
   Bake at 375 for 10 to 12 minutes, or until golden. Remove to wire rack to
   cool. VARIATIONS: 1. Substitute 1 cup dark raisins for the walnuts. 2.
   Substitute 1 cup flaked coconut for the walnuts.