2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1 cup butter
3/4 cup granulated sugar
3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 large egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 (12-ounce) package semisweet chocolate chips
Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
Combine flour, baking powder and salt in a medium bowl; set aside.
Cream butter, cream cheese and sugars using an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Blend in egg and vanilla.
Add flour mixture and mix well. Fold in chocolate chips until just combined.
Drop mixture by spoonfuls on non-stick baking sheets, about 2-inches apart.
Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until edges are slightly browned.