Preparation / Directions:
Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F
In a sifter combine the flour, baking soda, and salt. Sift onto a large pieceof wax paper and set aside until needed.
Place the brown sugar, butter and granulated sugar in a 7 quart bowl. Use a stiff rubber spatula or a wooden sppon to cream the sugar and butter together until incorporated. Add the sifted dry ingredients, followed by the chocolate hcips. Combine unil thoroughly incorporated.
Transfer the batter to the nonstick baking pan, using a rubber spatula to spread the batter in an even layer. Bake on the center rack for 40 min. until uniformly golden brown. Remove the pan from oven and allow to cool at room temp. for 1 hour before cutting.
Use a serrated knife with rounded tip to cut the brown sugar chocolate chip bars into 24 2 inch squares, the cut the squares in half to make 48 bars.
Serve immediatley or store in a tightly sealed plastic container