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Cowboy Cookies Recipe

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

Melody Durant
Added: Friday, November 28, 2008


1 cup shortening
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 t. vanilla
2 cup. flour
1 t. soda
1/2 t. salt
1/2 t. baking powder
2 cup oatmeal
1 (6 oz) pkg milk choc. or semi sweet chips

1. In a large bowl, cream together first three
2. Add eggs & vanilla, combine.
3. Sift together dry ingredients, add to large bowl
4. Stir in oatmeal & chips. Batter will be hard to
5. Use spoon to spoon out dough onto greased,
shiny cookie sheet.
5. Bake at 350 for 10-12 minutes.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
3 dozen
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Anytime I brought a boyfriend home (of course in my younger days) my Mom would send them home with a batch of Cowboy Cookies. Everyone loved her - I just had to find one to love me. To this day my husband's favorite cookies are these.




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