Chocolate Chip Bars

Quickly made bar cookies that will delight the chocolate chip fans.

1 C shortening
3/4 C granulated
3/4 C brown sugar, packed
2 med eggs
1 Tbsp vanilla extract
2 1/4 C unbleached white flour
1 tsp salt
1 tsp baking soda
1 12-oz package semisweet chocolate chips

With electric mixer, cream shortening, sugars, eggs, and vanilla till creamy. Add flour, salt, and soda and beat well. Stir in chocolate chips. Evenly distribute into a greased 9" x 13" baking dish. Bake at 350° F for 20 to 25 minutes, or until golden brown. Cut into 40 pieces.

Servings: 40 bars 

Submitted by Debby Shabo Wade 

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