From a friend in the ward, Becky.
1 c butter, at room temperature
2 c packed brown sugar
2/12 c flour
1 tsp salt
1 tsp baking soda
1 c walnut pieces, opt
1 c chocolate chips
in a large bowl, cream together butter, brown sugar and eggs until mixture is pale yellow in color and light and fluffy. Add flour, salt and baking soda. Beat until well-blended. Fold in walnuts and chocolate chips. Lightly grease jelly roll pan. Spoon dough into middle of pan. With moistened hands, flatten dough to 1 " of edge of pan. Bake in oven for 15-20 minutes or until center is done. When cool, cut into squares.