Cowboy Cookies

United States
March 16, 2007 8:29pm CST
1 cup shortening 1 cup granulated sugar 1 cup brown sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp. vanilla extract 2 cups all purpose flour 1 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. baking powder 2 cups rolled oats 1/2 cup chopped pecans 1 (6oz) package chocolate chips 1/2 cup shredded coconut Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl of an electric mixer, cream the shortening, granulated sugar,and brown sugar. Add eggs and the vanilla and beat until well combined. Stir in the flour,baking soda,salt,and baking powder.Add oats,nuts,chocolate chips, and coconut, mix until combined. Spoon cookie dough onto greased foil lined cookie sheet.Bake for 8 to 10 minutes. Transfer cookies to wire racks to cool completely.
3 responses
@villageanne (8553)
• United States
19 Mar 07
Wow Michelle, That sounds good. You make alot of cookies dont you. Are you really a pastry chief? You do have wonderful pastry recipes. I would love to have a recipe for some simple eclairs that are also tasty.
@asfi123 (951)
• India
17 Mar 07
a photo of cookies - a photo of cookies
thanks for the lovely recipe here is another one for you Chocolate Cowboy Cookies 27 min 15 min prep Change to: cookies US Metric 3/4 cup flour 1/4 cup cocoa 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 cup margarine or shortening 1/2 cup white sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar, firmly packed 1 large egg 1 cup quick-cooking oats 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup chocolate chips 1/2 cup chopped nuts (optional) Sift together dry ingredients; set aside. Blend together margarine (or shortening) and sugars. Add egg & beat until light & fluffy then stir in vanilla. Combine with dry ingredients & mix well. Add remaining ingredients& mix well. Drop by teaspoon onto greased or parchment-lined cookie sheets and bake in preheated 350°F oven for 12 minutes. Allow a few minutes longer if you prefer crisp cookies. hope you liked it
• United States
17 Mar 07
I was on a diet, but no way with these outragously great receipes. This is another keeper. Thank you sugar. Another + rating for you.