Soft & Chewy Oatmeal Cookies
1 cup butter or margarine (do not use spread)
1 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 tsp. vanilla flavoring
1 7/8 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
3 cups old-fashioned oats
1 cup chopped pecans (if desired)
Preheat the oven to 350 F. Cream together the butter and sugars. Beat in the eggs and vanilla. Add the flour, soda and salt, mix in. Stir in the oats and pecans. Drop by rounded tablespoons onto ungreased cooky sheets. Bake @ 350 F. for approximately 11 minutes until the edges are beginning to turn golden.
Remove from oven and let stand 1 minute. Remove to cool on a wire rack. Yield: about 5 dozen
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