How would you like to make two different cookies at the same time?
You can make a double batch of this cookie dough then switch up what you put in it.
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 cup (2 sticks) butter or margarine, softened
3/4 cup granulated sugar
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract or grated peel of 1 orange
3 cups quick or old-fashioned oats
To make White Chocolate Chip Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies add:
1 cup white chocolate chips
1 1/2 cups dried cranberries
To make Oatmeal Scotchies add:
1 11-oz. package butterscotch chips
Combine, flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon in small bowl. Beat butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar, eggs and vanilla extract in large bowl. Gradually beat in flour mixture. Stir in oats and the extra ingredients. Drop by rounded tablespoon onto ungreased baking sheets.
Bake for 10-12 minutes. Cool on baking sheets for 1 – 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool