Chocolate oatmeal cookies

Yield: 48 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 cup Butter or margarine,softened
1½ cup Granulated sugar
1 cup Packed light brown sugar
2 \N Eggs
2 teaspoons Vanilla extract
1½ cup All-purpose flour
½ cup Hershey's cocoa
1 teaspoon Baking soda
½ teaspoon Salt
3 cups Quick cooking or reg. oats
½ cup Chopped nuts

Heat oven to 350F. In large mixer bowl, beat butter and sugars until light and fluffy; blend in eggs and vanilla. In separate bowl, stir together flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt; gradually add to butter mixture, mixing well. Stir in oats and nuts. (Batter will be stiff.) Dro by rounded Tbsp. onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 11 to 12 minutes or until set; cookies will be slightly moist in center. DO NOT OVERBAKE. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack.

Cool completely.

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