- 2 cups unbleached flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda, strained to remove any lumps
- ¾ teaspoon salt
- ½ teaspoon cinnamon
- 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
- 1½ cups light brown sugar
- 2 eggs
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1½ cups oatmeal (not instant)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line baking sheet with parchment.
Combine all dry ingredients except for oatmeal in a bowl and set aside. In large mixing bowl, beat butter, brown sugar and vanilla until fluffy. Add eggs one at a time and beat well. On low speed, add flour mixture just until blended. Add oatmeal and any add-ins. Drop by heaping spoonfuls onto cookie sheet. Bake 10-12 minutes, reversing cookie sheet halfway through baking. Remove from oven and let stand for a minute or two before using a spatula to remove them to a rack to cool thoroughly. Store airtight.