This recipe is from Shirley McNevich's Mom's Best Recipes Vol 4. Published here with her permission.
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(by Shirley McNevich)
1 cup softened butter
1 1/2 cups white sugar
1 cup Domino's dark brown sugar (packed)
2 tsp. vanilla
1 1/2 cups flour
3/4 cup Hershey's cocoa
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
3 cups Quaker quick oats
1/2 cup chopped nuts (optional)
In a mixer add butter, white sugar and brown sugar--beat. Add eggs and vanilla--beat. Add baking soda, salt and cocoa--beat. Add flour slowly--beat. Remove from mixer and add oats and nuts--stir with a wooden spoon. Drop by teaspoonfuls on to greased cookie sheets. Bake at 350 degrees for 11-12 minutes. Cool one minute before removing from cookie sheets.