Preheat oven to 375 degrees, rack in the middle position.
Melt butter, add the sugars and stir. Add soda, salt,
vanilla, and beaten eggs. Mix well. Then add flour and
stir it in. Add crushed corn flakes and chocolate chips
and mix it all thoroughly.
Form dough into walnut-sized balls with your fingers and
place on a greased cookie sheet, 12 to a standard sheet.
Press them down with a floured or greased fork in a
crisscross pattern (the same method as peanut butter
Bake at 375 degrees for 10 minutes. Cool on cookie
sheet for 2 minutes, then remove to a wire rack until
they're completely cool. (The rack is important - it
makes them crisp.)