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SH South Pole Specials

SH South Pole Specials
Annie Wells / Los Angeles Times

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Total time: 1 1/2 hours | Makes about 48 cookies
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) margarine
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup chocolate chips
  • 2/3 cup white chocolate chips
  • 2/3 cup butterscotch chips
  • 1 cup nuts, chopped

Step 1Heat the oven to 375 degrees.

Step 2Cream the margarine and butter with the brown and granulated sugars. Add the eggs and vanilla and beat until fluffy.

Step 3In a separate bowl, combine the flour, baking soda and salt and add to the creamed mixture. Stir in the chocolate, white and butterscotch chips along with the nuts.

Step 4Drop rounded spoonfuls of batter 2 inches apart onto a baking sheet. Bake the cookies until they're pale golden brown, 12 to 14 minutes.

Each cookie:
143 calories; 103 mg sodium; 14 mg cholesterol; 8 grams fat; 3 grams saturated fat; 17 grams carbohydrates; 2 grams protein; 0.51 gram fiber.
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