BOB RECIPE: Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
1 1/2 cups light brown sugar, packed
1 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 large egg
2 cups Quick-cooking oats
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 cup raisins
1 cup chopped walnuts (optional)
Preheat oven to 350 F.
In a large bowl, mix brown sugar and butter until blended. Beat in vanilla and egg until light and fluffy. Mix in oats, flour and baking soda; stir in raisins and chopped walnuts.
Drop tablespoons of dough onto ungreased cookie sheet about 2 inches apart.
Bake 9-11 minutes or until golden brown. Cool slightly and remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Once cookies are cooled, store in an airtight container.