1 lb. butter
2 cups packed brown sugar
1 cups granulated sugar
2 tsp. vanilla
3 cups flour (bread flour for high elevations)
2 tsp. baking soda
3 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. salt
6 cups regular oatmeal
2 cups raisins or craisins or dates
Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
Blend butter, brown sugar, sugar, eggs, and vanilla.
Mix the dry ingredients of flour, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, oatmeal, and raisins.
Slowly stir into butter mixture.
Shape cookie dough into balls, place on cookie sheet and flatten.