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Alma's Chocolate Chips                        Aunt Alma (Franke)

1 cup shortening                        3/4 cup brown sugar

3/4 cup white sugar                        3 eggs

1 package dates                        5 Tablespoons boiling water

1 teaspoon baking soda                        3 cups flour

Salt                        Chocolate chips



Cream shortening and sugars, Add eggs.  Cut dates into boiling water.  Add soda.  Add date mixture alternately with dry ingredients.  Add vanilla and chocolate chips. Bake.