Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie

My family loves my cookies very much. I hope that you and your family enjoy them. 

2 Sticks chilled UNSALTED butter
1 Cup packed Brown Sugar
    ½ Cup Granulated Sugar
    2 Eggs
    2 tsp Vanilla Extract
    ½ tsp Almond Extract
    ½ tsp Fine Sea Salt or 1 tsp Kosher Salt
    ½ tsp Baking Soda
    2 ½ Cups All-Purpose Flour
    1 package 10-12 oz Chocolate Chips
    1 cup coarsely chopped nuts (optional)
Preheat oven to 375°.
In a separate glass bowl, sift or mix dry ingredients together (flour, baking powder, salt). Set aside.
Chop chilled butter sticks into cubes.
Cream butter and sugars together on medium speed with mixer until light and fluffy.
Add eggs one at a time, beating between each egg.
Add extracts and mix until well blended.
With mixer on, add dry ingredients in small amounts and mix just until blended.
Add chocolate chips.
Drop 1 ½ " dough balls onto greased or parchment lined cookie sheet.
Bake 8-9 minutes or until edges are golden brown. (just the edges!)Let the cookies sit on cookie sheet 3-5 minutes before transferring to wire rack.
Start over on cool cookie sheet.