1 cup butter, softened
1 cup white sugar
1 cup light brown sugar, packed
2tsp vanilla extract
3 cups flour
1tsp baking soda
2tsp hot water
½ tsp salt
2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
Preheat the oven to 350°.
In a medium bowl cream the butter and sugars together until smooth. Add the eggs one at a time, beat well to combine. Stir in the vanilla.
Dissolve the baking soda in the hot water and add to the batter with the salt.
Gradually add in the flour; when blended add the chocolate chips.
Drop by the spoonful onto an ungreased cookie sheet and bake for 8-10 minutes or until the edges are browned.