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Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Ingredients

1 cup white sugar
1 cup brown sugar, packed
1 cup margarine
1 cup oil
1 egg
3-1/2 cups flour (may use 1-1/2 cups of wheat flour and 1 cup white. I use all white flour.)
1 teaspoon salt (optional)
1 teaspoon soda
1 teaspoon cream of tartar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup Rice Krispies
1 cup oatmeal
1 cup chopped nuts
1 cup coconut
1 cup chocolate chips

Instructions

Preheat over to 350 degrees. Cream together sugars, margarine and oil. Add egg and vanilla. Mix together dry ingredients. Add to creamed mixture and mix well. Add remaining ingredients. Drop by spoonful on cookie sheet. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or untill lightly brown. For something different try adding 1/2 cup peanut butter.

Cathie Hahn
Davenport




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