Stir flour, baking soda and salt in medium bowl; set aside. In stand mixer on medium speed cream butter, brown sugar and sugar. Add vanilla and eggs, one at a time mixing just until incorporated.
Add dry mixture slowly to butter mixture. Scraping bowl several times. Stir in chips and nuts. Drop by rounded tablespoons on to parchment covered cookie sheets. Bake 14-15 minutes or until the tops are lightly browned.