Cream margarine, shortening, eggs and vanilla. Add sugars. Stir in remaining ingredients until blended. Drop by ice cream scoop (or 1/4 cup measure) for extra large cookies or drop by level tablespoons full for smaller cookies onto an un greased cookie sheet. Bake 15 minutes in a 350 degree oven.
*lean ground beef may also be used
You can also use M&Ms or chopped, dried cranberries
Prepared by Cookie Hauser of the La. Beef Industry