Desserts/Chocolate Oat Chip Cookies

..From Judy Corkill, 3/2001
..Makes about 5 doz. cookies or 3 dozen bars..
..Preheat oven to 375 F..
A: 1 c. margarine/butter, softened
    1 1/4 c. firmly packed brown sugar
    1/2 c. granulated sugar
B: 2 eggs
    2 T. milk
    2 t. vanilla
C: 1 3/4 c. all-purpose flour
    1 t. baking soda
    1/2 t. salt (optional)
D: 2 1/2 c. Quaker Oats
    (quick or reg., uncooked)
    12 oz. (2 cops) chocolate chips -- OR -- 1 cup raisins
    1 c. coarsely chopped nuts
..Add 1 t. cinnamon & 1/4 t. nutmeg for Oatmeal-Raisin-Spice cookies.
1. Beat (A) until creamy.
2. Add B & beat well.
3. Combine C & add. Mix well.
4. Stir in D & mix well.
5. Drop by rounded T. onto ungreased cookie sheet.
6. 9-10 min. (chewy cookie) or 12-13 min. (crisp cookie).
7. Cool 1 min. on cookie sheet; remove to wire rack.
8. Cool completely. Store in tightly covered container.
..OR..For Easy Bar Cookies..
5. Press dough onto bottom of ungreased 9"x13" baking pan.
6. Bake 35-40 min. or until light golden brown.
7. Cool completely.
8. Cut into bars. Store in tightly covered.

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