Cowboy Cookies



My grandkids love these cookies!This is a very large cookie but could be made smaller if you want. Sometimes I put vanilla ice cream between them and I drizzle some dipping chocolate over them wrap in wax paper and freeze. These are the most asked for cookie at my house.


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Makes about 3 dozen large cookies
10 Min


  • 3 stick
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1 1/2 c
    brown sugar
  • 3
  • 1 Tbsp
    vanilla extract
  • 3 c
  • 1 Tbsp
    baking powder
  • 1 Tbsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 3 c
    chocolate chips
  • 3 c
  • 2 c
    coconut (optional)
  • 2 c
    pecans, chopped

How to Make Cowboy Cookies


  1. Cream butter and sugars
  2. Add eggs and vanilla, beat well
  3. Add dry ingredients until blended.
  4. Stir in remaining ingredients.
  5. Use ice cream scoop or 1/4 cup scoops of dough and put on cookie sheet 3" apart. Slightly flatten with your hands.
  6. Bake at 350F for 10-12 minutes. Let sit for one minute before removing from cookie sheet. I let them cool on paper before bagging them in 1 gallon zip lock bags and freeze.

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