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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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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)

Step-By-Step

1Mix shortening, sugars,then eggs.

2Mix in separate bowl flour, oats, baking soda,and salt.

3Slowly 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!)

4Drop 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