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Cowboy Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Cowboy Cookies, by , is from The Murphy Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Angie Murphy
Added: Tuesday, September 30, 2008


2 cups sifted flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking powder
1 cup shortening
1 cup sugar
1 cup packed brown sugar
2 eggs
2 cups rolled oats
1 tsp vanilla
1 pkg semi-sweet chocolate chips

Sift together first 4 ingredients. Set aside. Blend shortening and sugars. Add egg; beat until fluffy. Add flour mixture and mix well. Add oats, vanilla and chips. Dough will be rather crumbly. Drop by spoonfuls on greased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 for 15 minutes.




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