Mix 2 cups flour with 1/2 teaspoon salt and set aside.
3/4 cup butter
1/2 cup sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
Stir in flour mixture add 1 cup chopped walnuts and 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips - MIX WELL, dough will be stiff.
Shape dough into 1 inch balls and place on parchment lined cookie sheets. Bake at 350 degrees for 15-20 minutes until slightly browned.
Cool slightly on racks and then roll in powdered sugar.
I usually double the recipe which works well. Mom has made these every Christmas since I can remember and they are always the first to be devoured!