1/2 cup packed brown sugar 2 TBSP butter, softened 1/8 tsp vanilla 1 and 1/2 TBSP milk 1/3 cup flour Pinch of salt Whatever add-ins you like: chocolate chips, M&Ms, nuts, etc. 1.Combine softened butter and brown sugar with a mixer on low for just under a minute. Gently stir in vanilla, milk, flour and salt with a spoon. Then combine the mixture with the mixer on low for about 30 seconds. If you have ad-ins, pour them in and stir in with a spoon.