Combine flour, baking soda, and salt in small bowl. Beat butter, granulated sugar, bround sugar and vanilla in large mixer bowl until creamy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Gradually beat in flour mixture. Stir in chocolate chips and nuts.
Drop by rounded tablespoon onto un-greased baking sheet.
Heat oven to 375 degrees. Bake 9 to 11 minutes. Cool 2 minutes on pan before removing to wire rack.
Yield: approximately 5 dozen.