Crystal_Ann Posted April 01, 2006 12:05 PM
Chocolate Chip Icebox Cookies

3 tablespoons butter, softened (no substitutes)
2 tablespoons shortening
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1 egg yolk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
2/3 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
1/4 cup finely chopped pecans

In a small mixing bowl, cream the butter, shortening and sugars. Beat in egg yolk and vanilla; mix well. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in chips and pecans. Shape into a 9-inch roll; wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate overnight. Unwrap and cut into 1/4-in. slices. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 375 for 8-10 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Cool for 2 minutes before removing to wire racks to cool completely. Makes 20 cookies.

Recipe Source: Recipezaar