Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

1/2 c butter * 1 c sugar * 1 c brown sugar * 2 large eggs * 1 t vanilla * 2 c all purpose flour * 1 t baking powder * 1 tsp baking soda * 1 t cinnamon * 1 t powdered ginger * 2 1/2 c rolled oats * 1 c chocolate chips *————————————————————————————- Preheat over to 375 degrees. In a large mixing bowl with electric mixer, beat butter and sugars on low speed until blended. Mix in eggs and vanilla. Add flour, baking powder, soda and spices. Mix on low speed until combined. Add oats and chocolate chips. Drop batter by rounded Tbsp about 1 1/2 inches apart on baking sheets. Bake for 10 to 13 minutes* or until edges are golden brown and centers are soft and pale. They will look underdone but will firm up as they cool. Immediately remove to racks to cool. Makes about 34 cookies.