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       Title: Vanishing Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 1 servings
  
       1 c  Butter or margarine;
            -softened
       1 c  Brown sugar; firmly packed
     1/2 c  Granulated sugar
       2    Eggs
       1 ts Vanilla
   1 1/2 c  All-purpose flour
       1 ts Baking soda
       1 ts Ground cinnamon
     1/2 ts Salt (optional)
       3 c  Quaker oats; uncooked
       1 c  Raisins
  
   Recipe by: Joe & Lynda Beaugez
        Preheat oven to 350.  Beat margarine and sugars until creamy. Add eggs
   and vanilla; beat well.  Combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; add
   to margarine mixture, mixing well. Stir in oats and raisins; mix well. Drop
   by rounded tablespoonsful onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 10 to 12
   minutes, or until light golden brown.  Cool for 1 minute on cookie sheet;
   remove to wire rack.  Cool completely. Store in an airtight container.
   Makes about 4 dozen 2-1/2 cookies.
   
      VARIATIONS: Stir in 1 cup chopped nuts. Substitute 1 cup semisweet
   chocolate morsels or candy-coated chocolate pieces (M&Ms) for raisins; omit
   cinnamon. Substitute 1 cup diced, dried, mixed fruit for raisins.
    Source:  Quaker Quick Oats box label.
  
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