ORIGINAL QUAKER OATS RECIPE COOKIES
Yield: 4 1/2 Dozen
1-1/4 cups (2 1/2 sticks) butter, room temperature
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
3 cups quick Quaker Oats (not instant)
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
||Preheat oven to 375
||Beat butter and sugar together on high speed of an electric mixer until very fluffy.
||Beat in the egg and vanilla. Scrape the sides of the bowl. Beat again.
||Combine the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg and sift. Add to butter mixture.
||Stir in the oatmeal
||Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto an un-greased cookie sheet.
||Bake 8-9 minutes for chewy, 10-11 minutes for crisp cookies.
|Note: Chocolate chips, raisins, nuts, or all may be added into the batter.