Classic chocolate chip cookies


  1. 1 cup butter (at room temperature)
  2. 1 cup white sugar
  3. 1 cup light brown sugar
  4. 2 eggs
  5. 3 cups all purpose flour
  6. A teaspoon of vanilla extract
  7. 1 teaspoon of baking soda
  8. 1/2 teaspoon salt (sea salt)
  9. 2 cups of chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Cream together the butter, white sugar, and brown sugar until smooth. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla. Dissolve baking soda in hot water. Add to batter along with salt. Stir in flour, chocolate chips, and nuts. Drop by large spoonfuls onto greased pans.
  3. Bake for about 10 minutes in the preheated oven, or until edges are nicely browned.