Peanut Butter 'N Brickle Cookies

1 cup shortening
1 cup crunchy peanut butter
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup brown sugar, packed
2 large eggs
1 tablespoon vanilla
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 (7.5-ounce) package Heath Brand Bits 'O Brickle Almond Brickle Chips
1 (8-ounce) package of milk chocolate chips
1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts

Pre-heat oven to 350 F. Beat together shortening, peanut butter and sugars until creamy. Add eggs and vanilla; mix well. Stir in flour, salt and baking soda; mix well. Stir in brickle, chocolate chips and walnuts. Drop by rounded spoonfuls onto baking sheet lined with parchment paper or a non-stick baking mat. Bake 10 minutes; do not overbake.

Note: Posted by Kathie/Palo Alto to the now-defunct Holiday Cookie Club forum at Epicurious.com.

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