Chocolate Chip Cookies and Bars


1 c. butter 2 c. flour

c. sugar 1 t. baking soda

c. brown sugar t. salt

2 eggs 12 oz. Chocolate chips

1-2 t. real vanilla 1 c. chopped nuts (optional)


Combine melted or softened butter and sugars. Add eggs and vanilla and mix will. Add flour, soda and salt together and mix well. Stir in chips and nuts.


For bars:

Spread mixture in greased jellyroll pan. Bake at 325 for 20-25 min, until set. Let cool for 5-10 min. Cut into bars.


For cookies:

Drop by spoonfuls onto greased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 until set. (8-12 minutes, depending on size of cookies.)