2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
1 cup (2 sticks/8 oz./226g) butter, softened
3/4 cup granulated sugar
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
1 tsp. vanilla extract
2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
1 cup walnuts or pecans, chopped (optional)
Combine flour, baking soda and salt in small bowl. Beat butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar and vanilla in large mixer bowl. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition; gradually beat in flour mixture. Stir in chocolate chips and nuts (nuts are optional). Spread into greased 15 x 10-inch jelly-roll pan. Bake in preheated 375º F (190º C) oven for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool in pan on wire rack. Cut into squares.
Makes 4 dozen cookies.
Nutrition Information Per Serving: Calories 144, Fat 8g, Carbohydrates 20g, Cholesterol 18 mg, Sodium 114 m, Protein 2g
Date: June 30, 2003