Ingredients:

4 All-Purpose Flour
2 1/2 Sugar
1 1/2 Baking Powder
5 1/2 Salt
1 1/2 Butter
1/2 Margarine
1 Egg
1 Vanilla
1/2 Butter
1 Margarine
1 Egg
1 Vanilla
1/2 Walnuts
Pecans

Directions:

In a large bowl, combine all the ingredients.
Sift the mixture twice.
Store in a tightly covered, labeled container for up to 3 months in a cool, dry place.
For Sugar Cookies use: Preheat the oven to 350°F.
In a large bowl, combine all ingredients.
With lightly floured hands, shape the dough into 1 balls; arrange them about 2 apart on 2 lightly greased 13 X 9 baking sheets Bake for 12-15 minutes or until golden.
Let cool for 1-2 minutes on the baking sheets; using a spatula, transfer to wire racks to cool completely.,
The cookies can be stored in a tightly covered container at room temperature for up to 1 wk.
For Chocolate Chip Cookies use: Preheat the oven to 350°F.
In a large bowl, combine the Basic Cookie Mix, butter, egg, and vanilla.
Stir in chocolate chips and nuts, distributing them well.
With lightly floured hands, shape the dough into 1 balls; arrange them about 2 apart on 2 lightly greased 13 X 9 baking sheets Bake for 12-15 minutes or until golden.
Let cool for 1-2 minutes on the baking sheets; using a spatula, transfer to wire racks to cool completely.,
The cookies can be stored in a tightly covered container at room temperature for up to 1 wk.