"If They're Good Enough For Bob Fritzsche Oatmeal Cookies" *

Straight from the Quaker Oatmeal box

1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened

1 cup firmly packed brown sugar

1/2 cup granulated sugar

2 eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla

1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon salt

3 cups Quaker Oats (quick or old fashioned, uncooked)

1 cup raisins

Heat oven to 350ºF

Beat together margarine and sugars until creamy

Add eggs and vanilla; beat well

Add combined flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; mix well

Stir in oats and raisins; mix well

Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet

Bake 10 to 12 minutes until golden brown

Cool 1 minute on cookie sheet; remove to wire rack

Makes about 4 dozen

* If you don't understand the reference to Anniston bridge player, Bob Fritzsche, then you haven't experienced the best cookies in the world (and they have often been sent around the world).