Preheat oven t o 350 degrees. Place a silicon baking mat (or use a sheet of parchment paper) on a baking sheet.
In a medium bowl whisk the dry ingredients together: flour, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
In a large bowl, using either a electric hand mixer of stand mixer, beat together the butter, white granulated sugar, and brown sugar until light and creamy. This should take about 3-4 minutes on medium speed.
Add in the eggs and vanilla, mix until combined; about one minute.
Slowly add the dry ingredients and mix until just combined.
Using a wooden spoon, stir in the chocolate chips until evenly distributed into the batter.
Using a 1 1/2 tablespoon cookie scoop, scoop the dough onto the prepared baking sheet. Leave about two inches between each cookie dough balls.
Bake for 11-12 minutes, until the edges are lightly golden brown. Remove from oven and let cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes. Then, remove and place on cooling racks to completely cool.