Oatmeal Crisps (pat's Crispy Oatmeal Cookies)
Author/Submitted by: Woman's Day (19xx)
light brown sugar
chopped nuts (optional),
raisins, seedless (optional),
Cream butter and sugars until fluffy with electric mixer. Beat in egg,
vanilla and salt.
By hand, stir in flour, a 1/4 cup at a time. Stir in oats. (Add nuts
Crop by rounded teaspoons about 2 inches apart. They will spread. But if
you want them thinner still, flatten each one with a glass bottom that's
been coated in granulated sugar.
Bake at 350.
About 12 minutes (not too dry!) but browned.
Cool on wire rack.
Yield: 3-4 dozen
If raisins are dry, they will draw moisture from batter as they bake. So
use real fresh or plumb them with a little boiling water; drain.