Preheat the oven to 350 degrees
In a bowl, whisk the pudding, flour, baking soda, and salt.
In a KitchenAid, cream together the butter and shortening for 30 seconds.
Add the brown sugar and white sugar and beat for 3 minutes in order to incorporate air into the batter for a fluffier cookie.
Add the vanilla and one egg, beat again for a few seconds, add the second egg and beat for 30 seconds.
With the mixer running on low, slowly add the dry ingredients and mix until well incorporated, about 30 seconds.
Add the chips and fold in.
Scoop heaping tablespoons onto a baking sheet and bake for 8-10 minutes.