Cream butter, sugar, brown sugar together until smooth. Stir eggs in one at a time and add baking soda, vanilla, salt, and pudding. Add flour and stir in chocolate chips.
Spoon into LARGE clumps on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 for 12-15 min until edges are brown-ish. Let stand on sheet out of oven for 2-3 minutes until they’re hard enough to hold and eat. Variations include white chocolate chips and chocolate pudding.