1Heat oven to 350 degrees. In large bowl, stir brown sugar, butter, baking soda, cinnamon, vanilla, salt & eggs with wooden spoon until well mixed.
2Stir in oats, flour & raisins until mixed. For each cookie, scoop a rounded tablespoon of dough, using a tableware spoon, & push it onto an ungreased cookie sheet with another spoon or rubber spatula placing cookies 2 inches apart.
3Bake 9-11 minutes or until light brown. Remove cookies from cookie sheet(s) to cooling rack, using a turner. Cool cookie sheets 10 minutes between batches.