1-Cream together white sugar, brown sugar, butter, vanilla and eggs.
-Combine flour, cinnamon, baking soda, salt and oatmeal. You can add nuts, raisins or chocolate chips with the dry ingredients.
-Mix dry ingredients with the wet ingredients.
-Cover and refrigerate for at least an hour.
-Heat oven to 375 F.
-Shape the cookie dough into balls (the size you prefer) and put them on a greased pan or pan covered with parchment paper or silpat.
-Keep the cookies 2 inches apart as they will expand in the oven.
-bake the oatmeal cookies for 8-10 minutes. (You should take them out of the oven while they are still soft or else they will dry out)
-Leave them in the baking pan for 5 minutes and then transfer them to a wire rack to cool.