Chewy Chocolate Cookies

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1 1/2 c Butter (or marg.); softened
1 c Sugar
1 c Sugar, brown; firmly packed
3 Eggs
2 ts Vanilla extract
4 1/2 c Flour, all-purpose
2 ts Soda
1/2 ts Salt
1 c Pecans; chopped
6 oz Chocolate chips, semi-sweet


Cream butter; gradually add sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla, beating well.

Combine flour, soda, and salt; add to creamed mixture, beating just until blended. Stir in chopped pecans and chocolate morsels.

Shape dough into 3 long rolls, 2 inches in diameter. Wrap each in waxed paper, and freeze overnight.

Unwrap rolls, and cut into 1/4" slices; place on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake at 350 degrees for 12 to 14 minutes or until lightly browned.