1/2 cup butter or shortening

1/3 cup sugar

1/3 cup brown sugar

1 egg

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon vanilla

1-1/4 cups flour

1/2 cup oatmeal

1 cup jelly beans, chopped

Cream butter and sugars; beat in egg, soda, baking power, salt and vanilla. Stir in flour and oatmeal. Add jelly beans. Lightly grease cookie sheets. Drop by spoonfuls. Bake at 350 degrees. Makes 3 dozen.

Betty Byer, Tyler, Minn.