Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins
(makes one regular size pan, and one pan of "Mini" muffins)

1/2 cup of Crisco 
1 cup of sugar
1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
2 eggs
3 large, ripe bananas, peeled and mashed
1 1/2 cups of flour
1 teaspoon of baking soda
1/2 teaspoon of salt
several good shakes of cinnamon
1/2 cup of mini chocolate chips 

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Cream together the shortening, sugar, and vanilla.  Add the eggs, beat well.  Blend in the mashed bananas.  Add the flour, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon.  Beat till batter is blended.  Fold in chocolate chips.  Spray your pans, and fill one regular muffin pan, and one mini muffin pan.  Bake in 350 oven.  The mini muffins are usually done after about 15 minutes, and the larger muffins take about 5 minutes more.