Buttermilk Chocolate chip Cookies
Farm Journal Country Fair Cookbook
1 cup shortening
1 cup light brown sugar
1 cup sugar
1 1/2 tsp vanilla
3 cup sifted flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 cup buttermilk
1 cup chopped pecans, walnuts or whatever you have on hand.
Mix the shortening with the sugars add the eggs and add vanilla. Alternately adding the sifted dry ingredients with the buttermilk. Hand mix in nuts and chocolate chips. Bake on cookie sheet lined with parchment paper for 12-15 minutes at 350 degrees.