Next to applesauce cookies this is my families all time favorite cookie recipe. It is a soft chewy oatmeal cookie that is scrumptious!
1 Cup Butter softened
3/4 Cup packed Brown Sugar
1/2 Cup White Sugar
2 tsp vanilla
1 1/4 Cups Whole Wheat Flour
2 tsp Cinnamon
1 tsp Baking Soda
3 Cups old-fashioned Oats
3/4 Cups Pre-soaked Raisins that have been well drained
3/4 Cups dried cranberries
1 Cup chopped walnuts (optional)
Beat butter, sugars and vanilla until light and fluffy. Add Eggs; beat until well blended. combine flour, cinnamon, baking soda and salt. Gradually add to butter mixture until well blended. Stir in oats, raisins and nuts.
Drop by Tablespoonfuls onto baking sheet.
Bake in preheated 350 degree oven 10 to 12 minutes or until edges just begin to brown. Let stand 3 minutes before removing.
Or to make giant cookies drop by 1/4 cupfuls onto baking sheet and cook 15 to 17 minutes