The perfect chocolate chip cookie, crispy and chewy.
Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
Cream the butter and the sugar until light and fluffy.
Add the vanilla and the egg and stir until combined.
In another bowl, add all of the dry ingredients. Stir with a whisk to combine.
Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients. Stir until combined.
Add the chocolate chips and the nuts.
Cover the dough with plastic wrap and chill for 15 minutes.
Preheat the oven to 325 degrees.
Use a spoon or a small ice cream scoop to form the cookies into balls. Place them on the cookie sheet 3 inches apart.
Bake for 15 minutes or until the edges are golden brown.