Recipe: Oatmeal Cookies


1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup white sugar
1 egg
1 tsp. vanilla
1 Tbsp. milk
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 cup flour
1 cup uncooked quick rolled oats
(3/4 cup dried fruit, raisins, or chocolate chips)


Cream together the butter and sugars. Beat in the egg, milk, and vanilla. Mix together the flour, salt, baking powder and soda, and add to the butter mixture. Beat until smooth, then stir in oats and optional ingredients. Drop the batter by the teaspoonful onto a greased or non-stick cookie sheet. Bake 10-12 minutes at 350°.