sketch of Bob above the Famous Amos Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe.

We still get calls for Gloria Pitzer's copy cat recipe for Famous Amos Chocolate Chip Cookies that she gave to us in the spring of 2000.

(Gloria Pitzer)

3/4 lb. butter
3/4 c. Crisco oil
1 1/2 c. packed brown sugar
2 c. granulated sugar
2 eggs
1 1/2 t. baking soda
3/4 t. baking powder
1/4 t. salt
1 1/2 t. vanilla
4 c. flour
7 oz. flaked coconut
12 oz. semi-sweet morsels
6 oz. broken pecans

As listed mix all ingredients together well. Shape into 2 inch balls and place 2 inches apart on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake 375° for 15 minutes or til firm and set. Transfer at once to paper towels. Cool.
(makes 4 dozen)

Famous Amos Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe is published in our June, 2000 Menu Minder.