Bisquick Chocolate Chip Cookies

1/2 cup butter, softened

1 cup brown sugar, packed

2 teaspoons vanilla

1 egg

2 3/4 cups Bisquick baking mix

1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips (6 oz)

1/2 cup nuts, chopped, if desired (optional)

Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, mix butter, sugar, vanilla and egg. Stir in Bisquick mix, chocolate chips and nuts. Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet, d about 2 inches apart; flatten slightly. Bake 8-10 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack.