Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies
1 1/4 cups all purpose flour
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 cup margarine
3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/4 cup sugar
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 large egg
1 1/4 cup oats ( old-fashioned or quick-cooking)
1 pkg (6 oz) semi-sweet chocolate chips
Preheat oven to 375.
Beat sugar and margarine in large bowl with mixer until light and fluffy, about 4 minutes. Beat in vanilla and egg. Beat in flour and oats on low speed just until blended. Stir in chocolate chips.
Drop mixture by tablespoonfuls, 2 inches apart, on greased baking sheet. Bake 8 minutes or until edges are golden ( Do Not Overbake). Cool on cookie sheet 2 minutes. Remove cookies to wire racks and cool completely.
Makes 18 cookies