Oatmeal Cookies

1 c brown sugar

1 c sugar

1 c butter, room temp

2 eggs, room temp

1 tsp vanilla

3 c rolled oats

1 c plus 2 T flour

1/2 c wheat germ

1 tsp baking soda

1 tsp baking powder

12 oz. semisweet chocolate, chopped into chunks, 1 1/2 c golden raisins, or 10 oz. toffee pieces

Preheat oven to 350F. Cream sugars and butter in a mixer, starting on low speed and increasing to medium, until mixture is light and fluffy, about 5 minutes. Ad eggs and vanilla, scrape down sides of bowl and beat to combine. Place oats, flour, wheat germ, baking soda and baking powder in a large bowl; stir. Add flour mixture to butter mixture; mix on low speed until just combined, 10-15 seconds. Stir in chocolate, raisins or toffee as desired. Line 2 large baking sheets with parchment paper. Form balls of dough, either large (2 1/2 oz) or small (1 1/4 oz). Bake until cookies are golden and just set, about 18 minutes for large and 14 minutes for small. Let cookies cool on sheets for 5 minutes before transferring to wire rack.

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