Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

3 cups old fashioned rolled oats
2 cubes butter, softened (not margarine)
3/4 cup brown sugar
3/4 cup granulated sugar
2 eggs
1 1/2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup walnuts, crushed (optional)
2 cups premium milk chocolate chips

1. In large bowl, cream butter and sugars together.
2. Add eggs and stir to combine. Add vanilla.
3. In a separate bowl, combine, flour, baking soda, and salt.
4. Add flour mixture to butter mixture. Stir. Add oats, chocolate chips, and walnuts.
5. Bake in 350 degree oven for 11 to 12  minutes or until golden brown.

Note: I use a baking stone instead of a cookie sheet. These cookies are absolutely addicting.