"Plain fresh bread, its crust shatteringly crisp. Sweet cold butter. There is magic in the way they come together in your mouth to make a single perfect bite."--Ruth Reichl

Cowboy Cookies Recipe

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

Mindi Mitchell
Added: Thursday, October 19, 2006


1 c. shortening
1 c. brown sugar
1 c. white sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla

2 c. flour
1/4 tsp. salt
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. baking powder
2 c. oatmeal
Peanut butter or chocolate or butterscotch chips

(as many as you want)

or craisens and white chocolate chips

Cream together the shortening and sugars. Add eggs and
vanilla. In separate bowl combine the flour, salt, baking soda
and baking powder then stir into shortening mixture. Add
oatmeal and whichever chips or combination of chips you like.
Chocolate chips are classic, but my favorite is probably
peanut butter chips or the white chocolate chip, craisen

Drop by spoonfuls onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at
350 for 7-9 minutes.

Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
These are a favorite family recipe on my side of the family.




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