First, gather all of your supplies.
Then, preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Cream together the white sugar, softened butter and brown sugar.
Beat in eggs one at a time.
Next, stir in the vanilla.
Dissolve baking soda in hot water.
Add the baking soda mixture and salt to the mix.
Finally, add chocolate chips and flour.
Mix until you have a thick dough.
Make 1 1/2 to 2 inch balls and place them in the oven for 10 minutes or until edges are brown.
Let cool for a few minutes before transferring the cookies to the paper bag or cooling rack.
Lay cookies on a cut paper bag or a cooling rack.
Clean the kitchen so your mom doesn't yell at you.