This recipe is from Shirley McNevich's Mom's Best Recipes Vol 1. Published here with her permission.
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(by Shirley McNevich)
2 3/4 cups sifted flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
1 cup softened Parkay margarine
3/4 cup white sugar
3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
2 tsp. vanilla
1/2 tsp. water
3 cups of Nestlé's semi-sweet chocolate morsels
Optional - 1 cup of coarsely chopped nuts
In a mixer, combine margarine, white sugar, brown sugar, eggs, and beat until smooth. Add vanilla, water, baking soda, salt, and slowly add flour. Mix until smooth. Remove from mixer and add chocolate morsels - stir by hand. Add nuts if desired. Drop by teaspoonsful on a greased cookie sheet. Bake at 375 degrees 10-12 minutes.