Chocolate Chip Cookies

makes approx 7 dozen
 
4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
2 cups butter, softened
1 1/2 cups packed light brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
2 (3.5 oz) packages instant vanilla pudding mix
4 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla
4 cups chocolate chips
1. pre-heat oven to 350 degrees F
2. whisk flour and baking soda together
3. in a separate bowl  cream butter, gradually add brown and white sugar, beat in pudding mix
4. beat in eggs one at a time, add vanilla
5. blend butter mixture and flour mixture together until combined
6. stir in chocolate chips
7. drop by tablespoonful onto ungreased cookie sheets and bake for 10-12 minutes