Pella — 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
3/4 cup granulated sugar
3/4 cup packed light brown sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
2 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
2 cups (11.5-oz.) package Hershey's Milk chocolate chips
1. Heat oven to 375F.
2. Beat butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar and vanilla in a large bowl with mixer until creamy. Add eggs; beat well.
3. Stir together flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to butter mixture, beating until well blended.
4. Stir in chocolate chips and nuts, if desired. Drop by spoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet.
5. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool slightly; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely.
Makes about 5 dozen.