Cookies and Brownies, Elaine Walker

Almost Mrs. Field’s Cookies

1 c. butter, softened
1 c. sugar
1 c. brown sugar
1 t. vanilla
2 eggs
2-1/2 c. oatmeal, powdered in a food processor or blender
1/2 t. salt
1 t. baking powder
1 t. baking soda
2 c. flour
12 ounces chocolate chips
1-8 ounce Hershey bar, finely grated
1-1/2 c. chopped nuts

Cream together butter, sugar, and brown sugar. Blend in vanilla, eggs and oatmeal.

Sift together the salt, baking powder, baking soda and flour. Gradually add to butter, sugar, egg mixture. Dough will be extremely stiff.

Stir in chocolate chips, Hershey bar and nuts. Place golf ball-sized pieces of dough 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet. ( Do not mash flat).

Bake 10 minutes at 400*F . Cookies may not look done but will firm up as they cool.