In celebration of Occupational Therapy Month this April, our featured recipe of the week is chocolate chip cookies from Kari.  She and her three-year-old daughter love to bake these cookies to share with Kari’s three sisters, all of whom have cerebral palsy.

Kari’s Chocolate Chip Cookies

Recipe by Kari and her 3-year-old daughter



2 cups Crisco (yes, it must be this brand)

1 cup white or raw cane sugar

2 cups packed dark brown sugar

4 large eggs

4 tsp. Vanilla

1 tsp sea salt

4 tsp. baking soda

4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

1 bag of mini chocolate chips



1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit

2. Cream together Crisco and sugars

3. Add eggs and vanilla 

4. In a separate bowl, sift flour, baking soda, and salt

5. Gradually add to first set of ingredients

6. Mix well and add chocolate chips 

7. Drop by the spoonful onto greased cookie sheets

8. Bake for 10-12 minutes

9. Cool and enjoy!

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