makes about 72
1 1/2 cups butter -- softened
1 1/2 cups brown sugar -- firmly packed
3/4 cup sugar
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
3 1/3 cups flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
24 ounces semisweet chocolate chunks
1/2 cup Maldon sea salt
Preheat oven to 350. Grease 2 baking sheets with butter.
In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugars with electric mixer.
Beat in eggs one at a time. Beat in vanilla.
In medium bowl, combine flour, baking soda and salt. Add to egg mixture
and blend until combined. Stir in chocolate chunks.
In a small bowl, place Maldon salt. Form dough into rounded tablespoons
and flatten slightly. Press tops of dough into bowl of sea salt.
Place on prepared baking sheets about 2" apart.
Bake in preheated oven 12 minutes. Cool slightly before removing to a