2 1/2 scant cups unsifted all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup butter, softened
3/4 cup granulated sugar
3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups (12 ounces) GUITTARD REAL SEMISWEET CHOCOLATE CHIPS
1 cup chopped pecans (toasted) (optional)
Preheat oven to 375ºF.
In a small bowl combine flour, baking soda and salt; set aside.
In a large bowl cream butter, sugar and brown sugar until light. Beat in eggs, vanilla, baking soda, and salt until smooth. Add flour until just combined (do not over mix). Stir in chips and if using, pecans.
Drop by well-rounded spoonfuls onto cookie sheets lined with parchment paper. Bake 10-12 minutes or until golden brown.
Cool on a wire rack.