Yield: 2 servings
|1 cup||Firmly packed brown sugar|
|¾ cup||Margarine or butter, softened|
|1¼ cup||All-purpose flour|
|½ teaspoon||Baking soda|
|½ teaspoon||Salt (opt)|
|2½ cup||QUAKER Oats (quick or old fashioned, uncooked)|
|1 pack||Semi-sweet chocolate pieces (6 oz)|
|½ cup||Chopped nuts|
Heat oven to 350'F. Lightly grease 2 large cookie sheets. Beat sugar and margarine until fluffy. Blend in eggs and vanilla. Add combined flour, baking soda, salt and oats; mix well. Stir in chocolate pieces and nuts. Divide dough in half. Press each half into circle about ¾" thick on prepared cookie sheets. Bake 17-20 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool 5 minutes on cookie sheets; remove to wire racks. Cool completely. Cut into wedges to serve.
Makes 2 giant cookies.
VARIATION: Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 10-12 minutes. Makes about 3 dozen cookies.