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EVERYONE'S FAVORITE OATMEAL COOKIES

1/2 lbs (2 sticks) butter, softened
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
2 eggs
1 t. vanilla
1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
1 t. baking soda
1 t. cinnamon
1/2 t. salt
3 cups Quaker oats, uncooked
1 cup raisins
1 cup pecans
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

Heat oven to 350 degrees.  Beat together butter and sugars until creamy.  Add eggs and vanilla, beat well.  Add combined flour, baking  soda, cinnamon and salt, mix well.   Stir in oats, raisins, pecans, and chocolate chips.  Mix well.  Drop by rounded tablespoons onto aluminum foil covered cookie sheet.  Bake 10 to 12  minutes or until golden brown.  Makes about 5 dozen.