James' Oatmeal Cookies


1 cup sugar
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup oil
2 eggs
1 tbsp. vanilla
1-1/2 cup flour
Nuts, optional
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
3 cups oats
1 cup raisins
Dash cloves
Dash cinnamon
Dash nutmeg
Drop of almond extract
Drop of lemon extract


Beat sugars and oil. Add eggs, vanilla, almond extract and lemon extract. Combine flour, baking soda, salt, cloves, cinnamon and nutmeg. Add to batter. Stir in oats, raisins and nuts.

Drop by teaspoonfuls on lightly greased baking sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes.

Approximately 3 dozen cookies.