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Oatmeal Cookies

Yield Makes 5 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups butter or margarine, softened
  • 3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 3 cups uncooked regular oats
  • 1 1/2 cups raisins

How to Make It

  1. Beat first 3 ingredients at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy; add egg and vanilla, beating until blended.

  2. Combine flour and next 4 ingredients; gradually add to butter mixture, beating until blended. Stir in oats and raisins. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto ungreased baking sheets.

  3. Bake at 375° for 9 to 11 minutes. Cool 1 minute on baking sheets; remove to wire racks to cool. Freeze up to 6 months.