3 1/4 cups all purpose flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt

1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
3/4 C granulated sugar
3/4 C packed brown sugar
1 tsp vanilla

2 large eggs

2 cups semi sweet chocolate chips.
1 cup chopped nuts (optional)

Preheat oven to 375.

NOT IN MIXER: combine flour, baking soda, salt.

In mixer: beat butter, sugars, and vanilla until creamy. Add eggs, one
at a time, beating thoroughly between them.

Gradually beat in flour mixture.

Manually stir in nuts and chips.

Drop rounded spoons onto sheet.

Bake 9-11 minutes.