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Cowboy Cookie Mix Recipe

Cowboy Cookie Mix Recipe

Since half the fun of cookies is baking them, I give this merry-making mix as a gift. The ingredients look so pretty in a jar...and the cookies smell terrific coming out of the oven!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 15 min./batch YIELD:21 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/3 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 1-1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • Additional Ingredients:
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  • 1. Pour oats into a wide-mouth 1-qt. glass container with a tight-fitting lid. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; place on top of oats. Layer with pecans, chocolate chips, brown sugar and sugar, packing each layer tightly (do not mix). Cover and store in a cool dry place for up to 6 months. Yield: 1 batch.
  • 2. To prepare cookies: Pour cookie mix into a large bowl; stir to combine ingredients. Beat in butter, egg and vanilla. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • 3. Preheat oven to 350°. Roll into 1-in. balls. Place 2 in. apart on greased baking sheets. Bake 11-13 minutes or until set. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: about 3-1/2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 187 calories, 9g fat (4g saturated fat), 22mg cholesterol, 157mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein .

Reviews for Cowboy Cookie Mix

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MY REVIEW
danali2001
Reviewed Nov. 21, 2014

"Just made these cookies for my own family. I replaced about 3 Tablespoons of the butter with applesauce and they turned out great."

MY REVIEW
cgmx
Reviewed Sep. 14, 2012

"Double it, 'cause everyone eats them so fast! Also excellent as an oatmeal-raisin recipe, just replace the choc chips with plumped raisins (soak raisins in hot water for 5-10 min 'til they're plump, drain water off and stir a Tbl of flour into the raisins, then mix with dough). Best cookie recipe EVER (and I've made a LOT of cookies). Since finding this recipe, I've quit trying other recipes, this is the one I go to all the time. Thank you!"

MY REVIEW
MichMajor
Reviewed Feb. 8, 2012

"I found this one a little dry. it was hard to roll into balls because it was very crumbly. They also went very hard shortly after being baked."

MY REVIEW
mindymoser1
Reviewed Dec. 15, 2010

"I saw this recipe and decided to make the jars for my neighbors for Christmas. I made the recipe for myself and thought the cookies were yummy. Make sure you pack all of the ingredients tight to make sure it all fits in the jar."

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