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December 8th, 2012, 08:10 PM
USDA School Cafeteria Chocolate Chip Cookies from 1988

Makes 50 Chocolate Chip Cookies on 2 full sheet pans (18" x 26" x 1").

3 1/2 cups (14 1/2 oz) Enriched all-purpose flour
3/4 tsp Baking soda
3/4 tsp Salt
1/2 cup (3 1/2 oz) Sugar
1 1/4 cups (9 1/4 oz) Brown sugar, packed
3/4 cup (5 oz) Shortening
1/2 cup plus 2 Tbsp (5 oz) Margarine or butter
3 Fresh large eggs
1 1/2 tsp Vanilla
1 1/4 cups (7 1/2 oz) Chocolate chips
1 cup (4 3/4 oz) Peanut granules (optional)

1. Blend flour, baking soda, salt, sugar, and
brown sugar in mixer for 2 minutes on low
speed.

2. Add shortening, margarine or butter, eggs, and
vanilla. Mix for 1 minute on medium speed.

3. Add chocolate chips and peanut granules
(optional). Blend for 30 seconds on medium
speed.

4. Portion with level No. 40 scoop (1 2/3 Tbsp) in
rows of 5 across and 5 down onto each sheet
pan (18" x 26" x 1"). For 50 servings, use 2
pans.

5. Bake until lightly browned:
Conventional oven: 375 F for 10-12 minutes
Convection oven: 325 F for 6-8 minutes
DO NOT OVERBAKE.

6. Cool for 1 minute. Remove from sheet pans.

Source: USDA Recipes for Schools, from the "1988 Quantity Recipes for School Food Service".