Desserts, cookies, Nana's chocolate chip cookies 1 Desserts, cookies, Nana's chocolate chip cookies 2

2-1/4 cups all purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon salt

1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened

¾ cup granulated sugar

¾ cup packed light brown sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

2 eggs

2 cups (a 12 ounce package) semi-sweet chocolate chips

1 cup coarsely chopped walnuts

  1. Preheat the oven to 375*.
  1. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt in a small bowl. Set aside.
  1. In the bowl of a large mixer, beat the granulated sugar, brown sugar and butter until creamy (about 3 to 5 minutes). Add the vanilla and beat.  Add the eggs one at a time, beating after each addition.  Gradually beat in the flour mixture and stir in the chips and nuts.
  1. Drop by mounded teaspoonfuls, 3 inches apart, onto ungreased cookie sheets and bake in the preheated oven for 8 to 10 minutes, or until golden brown. Let stand for 2 minutes, then remove from cookie sheets onto a wire rack to cool completely.

adapted from the recipe on the back of the Nestle’s Toll House Morsels package

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