1/2 cup butter (or oleo)
6 Tablespoons sugar
6 Tablespoons brown sugar, firmly packed
1/2 teaspoon vanilla (or vanilla extract)
1 cup sifted flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup chopped walnuts (optional)
1 six ounce pkg. chocolate pieces (or chips)
Beat butter until light; add sugars and beat until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla to mix thoroughly.
Sift together flour, salt, and baking soda and add to first mixture. Stir in walnuts. Spread in greased 13 by 9 by 2 inch pan. Sprinkle chocolate pieces evenly over top.
Place in moderate oven (350 degrees) for one minute. Remove from oven and run a knife through dough to marbelize it. Return to oven and bake 12-14 minutes. Set pan on rack to cool. When cool, cut in two-inch squares. Makes approximately two dozen bars.
Note: This is a sweet treat.