1. Sift together flour, baking soda and salt. Stir in the Quaker oats.
2. Beat the Stork (or margarine), sugar, eggs, and vanilla together thoroughly. Stir in well the Quaker oats mixture, nuts or raisins.
3. Drop by spoonful onto a greased baking sheet. Press flat with a fork, keeping the round shape.
4. Bake in a moderate oven for 12-15 minutes. Makes about 5 dozen cookies.