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Chocolate “Overload” Chip Cookies

hocolate Overload Chip Cookies |

These cookies are perfect for Halloween parties this time of year. And when I say “overlaod”, I mean they are overloaded with chocolate chips! Milk chocolate, semi sweet chocolate, bittersweet chocolate, white chocolate…it’s all in there. And I’m not done yet….there’s also Heath Bar crunch and pecans.

As overloaded as these cookies seem, they don’t taste extremely overloaded with chocolate. They are extremely sweet as Chocolate Chip cookies would be, and for me they were really sweet, as I haven’t been eating much sugar lately. It’s amazing when you don’t have something for a while, how intensified the taste is when you do!

These cookies keep well in a airtight container. And, you can even freeze the cookies! Just scoop onto a cookie sheet lined with non stick aluminum foil, freeze on the cookie sheets, and then once frozen, remove and fill a zip top plastic bag to store in the freezer. That way, you can take out only what you want to bake! 

None the less, it’s a sure bet that every kid would love these delicious cookies at their Halloween party!

Happy Halloween everyone!

hocolate Overload Chip Cookies |

Chocolate “Overload” Chip Cookies
Author: A Foodie Affair
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  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips
  • 1 cup vanilla or white chips
  • 4 ounces bittersweet chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • 3/4 cup English toffee bits or almond brickle chips
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  1. In a large bowl, cream the shortening, butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla.
  2. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to the creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in the remaining ingredients.
  3. Drop by tablespoonfuls 3 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets.
  4. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool for 2-3 minutes before removing to wire racks to cool completely. Yield: 6-1/2 dozen.



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Elegant Paper Goods for Your Next Party

Hydrangea Napkins |

We’ve just got in some great elegant paper goods for your next party! Hydrangeas, Lobsters, Vineyard, Birthday, Nature and Floral patterns. Choose from 3 sizes of napkins and two sizes of plates. We even have the paper placemats to match most of the designs, so your next outdoor function is not only elegant and enjoyable, the clean up is a breeze!

Hydrangea Paper Plates |
The nicer weather is finally coming! You can make that outdoor party extra special with these great paper plates and napkins I just got in!


Hydrangeas |

Imagine elegant hydrangea paper goods with huge vases of fresh hydrangeas fresh from the garden in the center of each table! Use the silver plastic silverware, really fine white tablecloths, and your function looks and feels like an indoor function with real china!

Lobster Paper Plates |
We also have lobster paper goods to fit right in with your outdoor clam bake or lobster dinner! Imagine sitting on the deck with all your friends and relatives, feasting on lobsters! Ahhh….summer’s finally almost here!

Porch |

We even have Vineyard plates and napkins for celebrating life and enjoying some great food and wine!

Vineyard Paper Plates |
Break out the bottles, it’s the end to a perfect day when your with your favorite family and friends! And don’t forget we’ve got Wine Decanters to hold the wine!

Wine Decanter |
See all the great styles and patterns of paperware available at or