Peanut Pecan Chocolate Chip Cookies

¼ lb unsalted butter
¼ cup vegetable shortening
2 tablespoons peanut butter
½ cup granulated sugar
½ cup brown sugar, firmly packed
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
1¾ cups flour, all-purpose, sifted
½ teaspoon baking soda
½ cup Pecan Valley Pecan Pieces
1 package chocolate pieces, semisweet

1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
2. Mix butter, shortening, and peanut butter until soft and fluffy. Stir in sugars, egg, and vanilla; stir in dry ingredients; fold in pecans and chocolate pieces.
3. Drop by teaspoons on ungreased cookie sheets about 2-inches apart.
4. Bake in a preheated oven for 8 to 10 minutes, or until edges of cookies are lightly browned. Cool cookies for 5 minutes on cookie sheet before removing them and cooling them on a rack.

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