Mom's Favorite Oatmeal Cookies

Mom's Favorite Oatmeal Cookies

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  • c. butter or margarine (softened)

  • ¾

    c. firmly packed light brown sugar

  • ½

    c. granulated sugar

  • 1


  • 1

    tsp. vanilla

  • c. all purpose flour

  • 1

    tsp. baking soda

  • 1

    tsp. salt

  • 1

    tsp. cinnamon

  • 1

    tsp. nutmeg

  • 3

    c. Quaker Oats (quick or old fashioned--uncooked)

  • 2

    c. chocolate chip morsels (dark, semi-sweet or milk chocolate)


Heat oven to 375 degrees. Beat together butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla. Combine flour, baking soda, soft and spices; add to butter mixture, mixing well. Stir in oats. Stir in chocolate chips. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto cookie sheet. Bake 8-9 minutes for chewy cookies. Bake 10-11 minutes for crisp cookie. Make sure to cool at least 1 minute on cookie sheet before removing from pan. Serve with a tall glass of cold milk. Store in tightly covered container.


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