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Sophie’s Oatmeal Cookies

Contributed by What’s On Your Plate? Aubin Pictures

1  12 cups whole oats
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
34 cup granulated sugar
34 cup packed brown sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 large eggs
2 cups raisins or dried cranberries

Preheat oven to 375F.

Combine flour, oats, baking soda, and salt in a small bowl.

In a standing mixer, beat softened butter until creamy. Add granulated sugar, brown sugar and vanilla extract and beat til fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.

Gradually beat in flour/oat mixture.

Stir in raisins/fruit. Drop by rounded tablespoons  onto ungreased baking sheets.
Bake for 9 to 11 minutes or until golden brown. Cool and share.