Oatmeal Chocolate-Heath Bar Cookies

Oatmeal Chocolate-Heath Bar Cookies
this recipe can be reduced just like to make sure you have enough on hand lol

2 cups. butter
2 cups. white sugar
2 cups. brown sugar
4 eggs
3 teaspoon, vanilla
4 1/2 cup. flour
2 teaspoon. baking powder
2 tsp. baking soda
7 cups. Quaker Oats old fashioned oatmeal
1 - 7 oz. Hershey milk chocolate candy bar, chopped into large pieces
6 Heath candy bars, chopped
1 cup. nuts (optional)
Cream together butter, white sugar, and brown sugar. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Set aside. Mix together flour, baking powder and baking soda. Fold this into butter mixture. Add to this oatmeal, candy bars, and nuts (if using nuts). Make large cookies and bake in preheated 375 degree oven for 8-10 minutes (note: it is best to under-bake a little). Also, you can use 1/2 butter - 1/2 margarine. Makes 4 doz. large cookies.