Recipe for Chocolate Heaven Cookies


    Chocolate Heaven Cookies

    4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
    2 teaspoons baking soda
    1 teaspoon salt
    2 cups (4 sticks) butter or margarine
    1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
    1 3/4 cups brown sugar
    2 or 3 (1.55 oz) Hershey bars, grated (chocolate bars)
    3 eggs
    5 teaspoons vanilla extract
    1 (12 ounce) package semisweet chocolate chips
    1 (10 ounce) package peanut butter chips
    1 cup nuts, chopped (optional)

    Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

    Stir together flour, baking soda and salt.

    In large bowl, beat butter, sugar, brown sugar and vanilla extract. Add eggs and beat until well mixed. Gradually add flour, mixing well between additions. Stir in chocolate and peanut butter chips and nuts, if desired. Drop by heaping teaspoonsful onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake for 7 to 9 minutes or until very lightly browned. Cool slightly and move to wire rack to cool completely.

    Makes about 7 dozen good-size cookies.