1 c. brown sugar
1 c. white sugar
1 c. butter
2 eggs
1 1/2 c. flour
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. baking soda
3 c. quick oats
1 tsp. allspice
1 tsp. nutmeg
1/2 tsp. ground cloves
1 tsp. vanilla
1 c. each: raisins and chopped nuts (optional)


Cream sugars and butter; add eggs and beat until creamy. Mix next 8 ingredients and add to creamy mixture. Add raisins and nuts. Form cookies into small golf ball size balls. Place on ungreased cookie sheet and mash slightly with fork. Bake in 325° oven for 8 to 10 minutes.