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Rich Drop Cookies


  • 1/2 c shortening
  • 1 c firmly packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 1 tsp maple essence
  • 1 3/4 c flour
  • 1 tsp each BP and Bsoda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/3 c sour milk buttermilk
  • 1 c butterscotch chips more for extra greatness! I sometimes add 1 more cup


  • Cream shortening and add sugar.
  • Add eggs, vanilla and beat until fluffy.
  • Sift dry ingredients together, add alternately with sour milk.
  • Fold in the chips.
  • Drop by tbsp onto greased sheet and give some space like 2 inch apart. Bake at preheated 350 F for 12 mins


ou can use vanilla essence and raisins instead maple and butterscotch chips. The possibility is endless for example: vanilla and choc chips, vanilla and dried cranberries or mixture of dried fruits and baking chips, etc