1/2 cup butter
2/3 cup shortening
3/4 cup white sugar
3/4 cup brown sugar, well packed
2 tsp. vanilla
1/4 tsp. Caramel flavoring (optional)
3 cups flour
1 heaping tsp baking soda
1 tsp. salt
12 oz. semi-sweet chocolate chips
6 oz. white chocolate chips
Preheat oven to 350°. Thoroughly cream butter, shortening, white and brown sugar, eggs and vanilla. In a separate bowl, mix flour, soda, salt and chips. Add dry ingredients to creamed ingredients and stir only until mixture is consistent. Form dough 1-inch balls and bake 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheet for 8-10 minutes. Remove from pan immediately and cool on a wire rack until completely cool.
Makes approximately 5 dozen cookies.