Grampa's Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Recipe
Cooking time = 8 minutes
Makes 4 dozen
3/4 Cups butter, softened
1/2 Cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 Cup granulated sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla
3/4 Cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking Soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt (optional)
3 Cups old fashioned oatmeal, not cooked
1 Cup raisins
1-Heat oven to 350°F.
2-In large bowl, beat butter and sugars on medium speed of electric mixer until creamy.
3-Add egg and vanilla; beat well.
4-Add combined flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; mix well.
5-Add oats and raisins; mix well.
Drop rounded tablespoonfuls of dough onto ungreased cookie sheets.
Bake 10-12 minutes or until light golden brown.
Cool 1 minute on cookie sheets; remove to wire rack.
Cool completely. Store in a tightly covered container.