The fourth cookie judge, Penny Rubner, owner of Penny's Gourmet to Go, also uses the Nestle Toll House recipe and substitutes Crisco when she whips up a batch of her celebrated chocolate chips. The only difference is Rubner prefers NY No1Levain Bakery · Parsley, Sage, Desserts and Line Drives - much discussed Levain Bakery copycat cookie recipes · The Amateur Gourmet - The Citys Best Chocolate Chip Cookie at Levain Bakery They can also be iced and decorated with frostings like other sugar cookies, but they are a little more durable than some recipes that use butter. Try them for Christmas in place of the butter or shortening type sugar cookie recipes: