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Cowboy Cookies AKA Oatmeal Nut chocolate chip cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Dianne Hollars

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup butter- softened
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup white sugar
2 large or ex large eggs
1 teaspoon soda
1 tablespoon vanilla
1/2 teaspoon salt- if using unsalted butter increase the salt to 1 teaspoon
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 1/2 cups quick oats
1/2 cup chopped pecans or walnuts
1/2 cup coconut-optional
2 cups flour
12 oz chocolate chips either milk chocolate or semi sweet

Directions:
Directions:
In large bowl mix butter and both sugars till well blended. Add eggs and beat until fluffy. Add salt, baking soda, baking powder and vanilla. Mix well. Add flour a 1/2 cup at a time blending well after each addition. Add oats, nuts, coconut, and chocolate chips last. Blend well. Refrigerate for 30-45 minutes before baking. Drop by spoonful onto greased baking pan and bake at 350 for 10-12 minutes depending on the size of the cookie. Remove from oven when lightly golden brown on the edges of the cookie for gooey cookies. Bake for 2 minutes more for crisper cookies.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12-14
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe comes form the University of Evansville. Once a week this cookie was made for the students. People would stand in line a long time on the day these cookies were made waiting to get some. They are a favorite of ours too!

 

 

 

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