Cowboy Oatmeal Cookies

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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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
Make about 3 doz.

Ingredients

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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)

How to Make Cowboy Oatmeal Cookies

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.

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Course/Dish: Cookies




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