9-12 servings... prep time: 15 minutes... Cook time: 12 minutes
9 x 13 non-stick baking pan
1 cup butter
1/2 cup white sugar
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/3 tsp salt
3/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
Preheat oven to 350F.
Microwave butter until melted - butter should not be hot, but should be liquid.
Add butter to sugar. Mix to cream.
Add vanilla and egg. Mix for ~15 seconds.
Add flour, baking soda, and salt. Mix until crumbles form. Use hands to mix dough until all powders absorbed into dough ball.
Add chocolate chips, incorporate by hand.
Roll and pinch dough into 9 to 12 large balls and place evenly on baking pan. An additional baking pan may be needed for larger batches.
Bake for 10-12 minutes until cookies are puffed, dry, and sides are barely golden.
Remove from oven and cool for 20-30 minutes.