Quaker’s Best Oatmeal Cookies

Pat C.
This is not a family recipe, it’s a Quaker Oats recipe but always a hit whenever I bring them anywhere!
Course Dessert, Snack

Ingredients
  

  • 2 ½ sticks butter softened
  • ¾ cup packed brown sugar
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 ½ cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp salt (optional)
  • ¼ tsp ground nutmeg
  • 3 cups oatmeal quick or old fashioned, uncooked
  • 1 ½ cups chocolate chips

Instructions
 

  • Heat oven to 375F. In large bowl beat butter and sugars until creamy. Add egg and vanilla; beat well.
  • In another bowl mix dry ingredients: flour, baking soda, cinnamon, salt and nutmeg.
  • Add slowly to wet ingredients, mix well.
  • Add oats, mix well.
  • Add chocolate chips.
  • Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets
  • Bake 8-9 minutes for chewy cookies or 10-11 for crisp cookies.
  • Cool 1 minute on cookie sheet; remove to wire rack to cool completely.
  • Store tightly covered.

Notes

About 3 dozen.

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