Chocolate Chip Cookies (Favorite of Mason)


  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp hot water
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Cream together butter, white sugar, and brown sugar until smooth.  Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla.   Dissolve baking soda in hot water then add to batter along with salt.  Stir in flour and chocolate chips.  Drop by spoonfuls onto ungreased pans.

 2. Bake for about 10 minutes in preheated oven, or  until edges are browned.