Chocolate Chip Shortbread

Chocolate Chip Shortbread

1 cup butter (do not use margarine)
1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups semisweet chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 325 degrees.

Measure the butter, sugar, vanilla and flour into large bowl. Work
this all together until it forms a ball. (I use my hands.)

Add the chocolate chips. Work well into dough. Roll into balls, about
1 inch in diameter. Place on ungreased cookie sheets. (I use the
shiny ones.) Press down with a lightly floured fork. Bake in a
preheated oven for 10 to 15 minutes. (In my oven, they take 15

This recipe makes between 5 and 5 1/2 dozen cookies. These cookies
freeze well.