Old Fashioned Oatmeal Cookies (betty Becknell)
Packed brown sugar
Oats (regular or quick
Raisins or chocolate chips
Or nuts (optional)
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Beat together butter and sugars until
light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla. Combine flour, baking
soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, and raisins or chocolate chips. Add to
butter mixture, mixing well. Stir in oats.
Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 8-9
minutes for a chewy cookie, 10-11 minutes for a crisp cookie. Cool 1
minute on cookie sheet; remove to wire cooling rack. Store in tightly
4 1/2 dozen
We use 1 c chopped nuts sometimes, and sometimes raisins.