Cowboy Oatmeal Cookies

Leah Robertson

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@keepinitreal

My mother-in-law gave me this recipe when I was dating her son. That was a LONG time ago! ha
Sometimes I add about a cup and a half of chocolate chips and a cup of pecans to this recipe. This is a big request from the family.


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Serves:

Make about 3 doz.

Ingredients

2 c
shortening
2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
2 c
sugar
4
eggs
3 c
flour
1 tsp
vanilla
3 c
oats, quick cooking or regular
2 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
salt
2 c
coconut (optional but i use it)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix shortening, sugars,then eggs.
2
Mix in separate bowl flour, oats, baking soda,and salt.
3
Slowly add the dry ingredients to the sugar mixture mixing as you add. Then add vanilla and coconut. (Two cups of coconut may be too much for your taste, but a little or a lot it goes GREAT in here!)
4
Drop heaping tablespoons of dough (or use cookie scoop) onto cookie sheet. I make them large size. Bake at 375* for 10 mins.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies