Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
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1/2 pound (2 sticks) margarine or butter, softened
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt (optional)
3 cups QuakerŽ Oats (quick or old fashioned, uncooked)
1 cup raisins
The Quaker Oats box touts these as "Vanishing Oatmeal Raisin Cookies" - and they do disappear like magic!
Yield: About 4 dozen cookies
Heat oven to 350°F.
In a large bowl, beat margarine and sugars until creamy. Add eggs and vanilla; beat well. Add combined flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; mix well. Add oats and raisins; mix well.
Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets.
Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheets; remove to wire rack. Cool completely. Store tightly covered.
Submitted by Gretchen Grant
Contributed on: and modified on Tuesday January 11th, 2011