1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
2. Cream the butter, eggs, molasses, vanilla,, and water in medium-size bowl.
3. In a large bowl, combine sugars, baking powder, baking soda, salt and flour.
4. Combine the moist mixture with the dry mixture. Add Chocolate chips
5. Shape the dough into 1 inch balls and place 1 inch apart on a ungreased cookie sheet.
6. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes, or until golden brown.
Makes 4 dozen cookies