Gluten free. Double the recipe to make a giant party cookie!
- ½ c shortening
- ½ c white sugar
- 1 egg
- 1tsp vanilla
- 1 ½ c of Gluten free flour mix with xanthan gum (or 1tbsp)
- ½ tsp baking soda
- ¾ tsp salt
- ¼ - 1/2 cup chocolate chips or M&M's
- ½ c chopped pecans (optional)
Cream first four ingredients until fluffy; sift dry ingredients and stir into creamed mixture.
add chips and nuts. Refrigerate for ½ hour. Drop from a teaspoon, 2" apart. Bake at 350F for 10-12 minutes. Let cool and remove from pan.
Giant Cookie for Parties
Double the same recipe as above, but after chilling, spread the dough out onto a pizza pan to about ½ inch thick. Spell a name or a birthday wish in M&M's if desired. Cook as directed, watching carefully that the center is finished without burning the edges and bottom. Can be iced with icing with the recipients name.