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.