Preheat oven to 400. Mix softened butter with both of the sugars.
Mix in eggs and vanilla.
Mix in the flour.
mix the hot water and baking soda, then add to the everything else.
Mix in salt and chocolate chips and your done!
Make balls with a spoon and put them on a cookie sheet lined with tin foil. You can fit about 9 on one tray.
Put them in your oven for about 10 mins or until they look done.