*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                            Best Oatmeal Cookies
 
 Recipe By     : Quaker Oats
 Serving Size  : 20   Preparation Time :1:10
 Categories    : Cookies                          Desserts
                 Snacks                           Edith - Like
                 Edith - Try
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1 1/4  c             butter -- melted
      3/4  c             brown sugar -- firmly packed
      1/2  c             sugar
    1      whole         egg
    1      tsp           vanilla
    1 1/2  c             flour, all-purpose
    1      tsp           baking soda
      1/2  tsp           salt
    1      tsp           cinnamon -- ground
      1/4  tsp           nutmeg -- ground
    3      c             oats
      1/2  c             raisins
      1/2  c             chocolate chips
 
 Heat oven to  375F.
 Beat together butter and sugars until creamy.
 Add egg and vanilla.
 Add flour,  baking soda, salt and spices, mix well.
 Stir in oats, raisins and chocolate chips.
 Drop by tablespoons onto ungreased cookie sheet and flatten.
 Bake  8-9 minutes for a chewy cookie , 10-11 minutes for a crisp cookie.
 Cool for 1 minute on cookie sheet.
 Remove to wire rack.
 Store tightly covered.
 
 
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 NOTES : Makes 4 dozen.
        
        Charlie still thinks it too chewy after 11 minutes.