Quaker Vanishing Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
YIELD Makes about 4 dozen cookies
ACTIVE TIME 10 minutes
TOTAL TIME 30 minutes
1/2 cups plus 6 tablespoons butter, softened
3/4 cups firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cups 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 Quaker Oats (quick or old fashioned, uncooked)
1 cup raisins
Heat oven to 350°F.
In large bowl, beat butter and sugars on medium speed of electric mixer 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 8 to 10 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheets; remove to wire rack. Cool completely. Store tightly covered.
This recipe is great for add-ins and substitutions. Here's a list: pecans, coconut, craisins, chocolate chips,
butterscotch chips, walnuts, white chocolate chunks...the list is endless. Have fun with it!