After baking....

And there they are...

http://msmvps.com/blogs/bradley/archive/2012/12/14/a-bit-off-topic-an-old-chocolate-chip-cookie-recipe.aspx

Definitely the shortening makes them stand up and not smoosh out.  In case you are wondering that's a "silpat" a silicone baking liner that keeps the items from sticking to the pan.

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