1 cup of sugar
1 cup of firmly packed brown sugar
1 cup of butter, softened
1 1/2 teaspoons of vanilla
1 teaspoon of baking soda
1 teaspoon of salt
3 cups of all-purpose flour
12 ounces of semi-sweet chocolate chips
Place sugar, brown sugar, margarine, eggs and vanilla in mixer bowl. Attach bowl and flat beater to mixer. Turn to Speed 2 and mix about 30 seconds. Stop and scrape bowl. Turn to speed 4 and beat about 30 seconds. Stop and scrape bowl.
Turn to Stir Speed. Gradually add baking soda, salt and flour to sugar mixture and mix about 2 minutes. Turn to Speed 2 and mix about 30 seconds. Turn to Stir Speed and add chocolate chips, mixing about 15 seconds.
Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto greased baking sheets, about 2 inches apart. Bake at 375° F for 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from baking sheets immediately and cool on wire racks.
Recipe courtesy of KitchenAid Stand Mixer Instruction and Recipe Book.