Chocolate Chip Supreme Cookies

                Chocolate Chip Supreme Cookies

½ cup shortening
½ cup butter, softened
¾ cup firmly packed brown sugar
¾ cup sugar
2 eggs
1 (3.4-oz) package vanilla instant pudding mix
1 T vanilla

2 ¼ cups flour
1 T baking soda
1 tsp cinnamon
½ tsp nutmeg
½ tsp salt
1 (12-oz) package semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 ½ cups chopped pecans
1 cup uncooked quick-cooking oats

Beat shortening and butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until mixture is creamy; gradually add sugars, beating well.  Add eggs, beating until blended.  Add pudding mix and vanilla, beat until blended.

Combine fl
our and next 4 ingredients.  Gradually add to butter mixture, beating until blended.  Stir in chocolate chips, pecans, and oats.

Shape dough into 1 ½ -inch balls; place on lightly greased baking sheets, and press to 1-inch thickness.

Bake at 375° for 10 to 12 minutes.  Remove cookies to wire racks to cool.