Heat oven to 350 F. Beat together margarine and sugars until creamy.
Add eggs and vanilla; beat well. Add combined flour; baking soda, cinnamon and salt; mix well. Stir in oats and raisins; mix well. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheet; remove to wire rack. Cool completely. Store tightly covered.
Varations: Stir in 1 cup chopped nuts. Or, Substitute 1 cup semisweet chocolate pieces or candy coated chocolate pieces for raisins.
Source: Quaker Oats Favorite Cookies Copyright 1994, The Quaker Oats Company; reprinted with permission from The Quaker Oats Company
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