Preheat oven to 375° F. Beat butter, sugars, eggs and vanilla until light and fluffy. Mix in flour, oats, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. Stir in chocolate chips, coconut, nuts and raisins OR dried cherries.
Drop by rounded teaspoon onto UN-greased cookie sheet about 2 inches apart. Bake for 10 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from cookie sheets to cool. Makes about 8 dozen cookies.