Brown Sugar Chocolate Chip Cookies
1 pound (2 cups) unsalted butter
3 cups brown sugar
1 cup granulated sugar
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 1/2 cups best-quality chocolate chips
Heat oven to 375° F.
Cream butter until smooth; add sugars. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Sift together dry ingredients, and slowly beat into wet mixture. Fold in chocolate chips.
Drop 2 to 3 tablespoons batter per cookie onto a well-greased baking sheets lined with baking mats or parchment; space batter about 2 inches apart for spreading.
Bake 8 to 10 minutes, until golden. Remove from baking sheets, and allow to cool on baking racks.