3 cups quick oats (not instant)
1/2 cup flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
1 cup butter
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup granulated sugar
1-1/2 cups creamy peanut butter
2 teaspoons vanilla extract, pure
1 package (12 ounces) semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 cup candy-coated chocolate pieces
1 cup raisins (optional)
Preheat oven to 350°F.
Combine quick oats, flour, baking soda and cinnamon in a medium bowl; set aside.
Cream butter and sugars in a large mixing bowl. Add peanut butter and mix well. Mix in eggs and vanilla until well blended. Stir in oat mixture. Fold in chocolate chips, candies and raisins. Drop 1-1/2 inch dough balls onto ungreased cookie sheet and bake for 12 minutes. Cool slightly and remove from pans.