I can’t remember where I found this recipe, it simply lives on from a notebook I kept from my mission. Good for parties an thing, since it goes a long way and is easier to prep than cookies.
2⁄3 cup butter, softened1 1⁄2 cups packed brown sugar2 tsp. vanilla2 eggs1 tsp. baking powder1⁄2 tsp. salt2 cups flour1 1⁄2 cup nuts (optional)1 cup chocolate chips
Preheat oven to 350 degrees FGrease 9” x 13” pan (I use butter, can also use cookie sheet if deep enough)Mix butter, brown sugar, vanilla very wellBeat in eggs one at a timeStir in baking powder, salt, and then flour, then mix well againStir in nuts if desiredSpread mixture in prepared panSprinkle chocolate chips over the top, then press in slightly with a fork or somethingBake for 25-30 minutes