3/4 c. butter or margarine
3/4 c. firmly-packed brown sugar
1/4 c. water
1 t. vanilla
1 c. sifted wholewheat flour
1/2 t. baking soda
3 c. oats, uncooked
1. Beat butter, sugar, egg, water and vanilla together until creamy. Sift
together flour and soda; add to creamed mixture; blend well.
2. Stir in oats.
3. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto greased cookie sheets. Bake in preheated
moderate oven (350°), 12-15 minutes.
Note: I usually add one or more of the following to the batter: chopped
nuts, raisins, sunflower seeds, chocolate chips, unsweetened coconut.
Makes 5 dozen