My Favorite Oatmeal Cookies

My Favorite Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

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These are my family's favorite oatmeal cookie,mine too! Sometimes I add raisins,nuts or chopped dates but we really prefer them plain.

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1/2 c butter,softened
6 tablespoons margarine
3/4 c brown sugar
1/2 c sugar
2 eggs
1 tablespoon vanilla
1 1/2 c flour
1 t. baking soda
1/2 t. salt
3 c oatmeal
1 c raisins,chopped dates,optional
1 c pecans,optional

How to Make My Favorite Oatmeal Cookies


  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
    Cream butter,margarine and sugars with an electric mixer until creamy.
    Add eggs and vanilla. Beat well.
    Combine dry ingredients . Mix well by hand. Add oatmeal and optional ingredients.
    Drop by tablespoons onto cookie sheets. Bake 9-10 minutes. Cool on cookie sheet 1 minute before removing to a wire rack. Cool completely to store or enjoy warm.

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About My Favorite Oatmeal Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies