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Cowboy Cookies Recipe

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

Stephanie Davis
Added: Tuesday, October 21, 2008


2 cups packed brown sugar
2 cups white sugar
2 tsp. vanilla extract
1/2 cup milk
4 cups all-purpose flour
3 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
2 cups butter
4 eggs
3 cups rolled oats
1 1/2 cups flaked coconut
2 cups semisweet chocolate chips or butterscotch chips
3/4 cup ground walnuts {optional}

Beat together the sugars, butter or margarine and eggs.
Stir in vanilla and milk and mix well. Add in the flour, baking powder and salt and mix well.
Stir in the oatmeal and coconut. Add in the chocolate chips and nuts {optional} and mix well.
Drop by teaspoon on cookie sheets. Bake at 350 degrees F for 8 to 10 minutes.




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