Mom's Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

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Mom's Oatmeal Cookies

Leanne D.


Oatmeal cookies are my son's favorite cookies. They like all kinds of add ins to them,as well as plain.Their favorites are: pecans,raisins,dried cranberries,white chocolate chips.milk chocolate chips and butterscotch chips. When I use raisins or dried cranberries,I soak them in hot apple juice while I mix the cookie dough,then drain them and add to the dough.

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1/2 c butter
1/2 c margarine
1/2 c sugar
1 c brown sugar
2 eggs
2 t. vanilla
1 1/2 c flour
1 t. baking soda
1/4 t. salt
3 c oatmeal (i use quick cooking,but you can use old fashion if you like)
1 c add -ins:raisins,dried cranberries,nuts,chocolate chips,butterscotch chips,caramel pieces,etc

Directions Step-By-Step

Cream butter,margarine and sugars.Add eggs and vanilla,Beat well.Combine dry ingredients,add to butter mixture,stir well.Stir in oatmeal and any add-ins.Drop by tablespoons onto ungreased baking sheets, bake 8-10 mins.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American