- 1/2 cup butter
- 1/2 cup shortening
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 2 eggs
- 1 tablespoon vanilla
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 2 cups flour
- 1 cup oatmeal
- 1 cup cereal
- 1/2 cup coconut (optional)
- 1/2 cup raisins (optional)
- 1/2 cup nuts (optional)
- 1/2 cup chocolate chips (optional)
- 1/2 cup peanut butter (optional)
Add sugars and cream thoroughly.
Add eggs, vanilla, baking powder, baking soda, flour, oatmeal, cereal (corn flakes, grape nuts, cocoa puffs -- whatever you have) and mix well.
Stir in any or all of the optional ingredients.
Drop by rounded tablespoons onto lightly greased cookie sheet.
Bake at 350°F for 10-12 minutes.
I've got a pan of these cooling right now and my house smells so good. I froze half the dough for later too so we can't indulge too much. Thanks Gayle!