CHOCOLATE CHIP-OATMEAL COOKIES
From the recipe box of travel writer Carole Terwilliger Meyers.
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Try some variations: the more traditional semi-sweet chips, or butterscotch chips, or colorful M&Ms (minis were used in cookies depicted), or white chips with macadamia nuts). And don’t forget to stock up on milk!
1 cup butter (2 sticks), soft
1¼ cup brown sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
1½ cup flour
1½ cup oats (regular or quick); or optionally sub in ½ c. wheat germ or oat bran
2 tsp. baking soda
Mix until blended well. Don’t overbeat.
¾ cup milk chocolate chips
¾ cup walnuts, chopped
Place a heaping tablespoon of dough on a greased cookie sheet.
350 degrees, 10 minutes.