Old Fashioned Oatmeal Cookies - This is the oatmeal cookies recipe that we have been using for three generations. Hands down our favorite oatmeal cookies. Try this vanishing oatmeal raisin cookies recipe to see why! Easy to adapt by using raisins, chocolate chips, nuts or dried fruits.
Heat oven to *350
In a large bowl, cream butter, sugars. Then add in eggs and vanilla.
In a separate bowl add flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. Whisk them together by hand, slowly.
Slowly add your dry mix to your creamed mixture in the larger bowl. After it's added and mixed well. Add your oatmeal and optional raisins or chocolate chips. OR both.
Add Oats and raisins. Fold in, mixing well until combined.
Cool a few minutes before you transfer cookies to wire rack to complete cooling. Only after the oatmeal cookies are completely cooled transfer to store in tightly cover containers.
Makes about 4 dozen oatmeal cookies.
If using raisins omit chocolate chips or you can use 1/2 of a cup of each! Same for if using chocolate chips omit raisin or use 1/2 a cup of each.
Original Recipe is Quaker Oats Vanishing Oatmeal Raisin Cookies