Oatmeal Cookies

1cupbutter, softened
1cupbrown sugar
1/2cupgranulated sugar
1 1/2cupsall purpose flour
1teaspoonbaking soda
1/2teaspoonsalt (optional)
3cupsQuaker oats

Heat oven to 350 degrees.

Beat butter and sugars until creamy.

Add eggs and vanilla; beat well.

Add combined flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; mix well.

Stir in oats and raisins.

Drop by rounded tablespoons onto ungreased cookie sheet.

Bake 10-12 min, or until golden brown.

About 4 dozen.

From Quaker Oatmeal box.

Copyright © 2002, Mary S. Van Deusen