1 c(2 sticks) butter 3/4 c sugar 3/4 c brown sugar 2 ea egg 1 1/2 t vanilla 2 1/4 c flour 1/2 t salt (optional)1 t baking soda 1 1/2 c chocolate chips 1 c nuts (optional)1/4 c cocoa powder (optional)
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Beat together butter, sugars, and egg. Add flour, cocoa if using, soda, salt. Mix well. Fold in chocolate chips and nuts. Dough will be stiff!
Drop on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 375 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes. Take out even if look undercooked, that keeps them tasting really good) Remove to cool immediately.