Cookies, Bars & Candy

Oatmeal Cookies 4-H

1-1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
1/2 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
1 cup granulated sugar
1 large egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
1-1/2 cups old fashioned rolled oats
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips

Mix together flour, baking soda, and cinnamon. Beat together butter, brown sugar, and granulated sugar at medium speed until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and vanilla. At low speed, beat in flour mixture until blended. Fold in oats and chocolate chips.

Cover with plastic wrap and chill for 1 hour. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease 2 baking sheets. Shape into 1" balls. Bake 10-12 minutes.