1 cup butter or margarine
1 1/2 cups brown sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
2 cups whole wheat flour
2 1/2 cups oatmeal
2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1 1/2 cups raisins
1 cup nuts (optional)


Blend butter and sugar. add eggs one by one, add all the other ingredients and mix well. Using a 1/3 cup measuring cup, place batter in small heaps on greased cooki sheet, flatten them out, making sure the cookies are 2 to 3″  separated from each other. Bake a 350 degrees or until done. Cool on cookie Sheet before transferring to racks.

Makes 10 -12 cookies