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Wyoming Cowboy Cookies Recipe
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Wyoming Cowboy Cookies Recipe

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These cookies are very popular here. They're great for munching anytime. —Patsy Steenbock, Shoshoni, Wyoming
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES:36 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES: 36 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup flaked coconut
  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 2 cups (12 ounces) chocolate chips

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 211 calories, 11g fat (6g saturated fat), 25mg cholesterol, 134mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein.

Directions

  1. Place coconut and pecans on a 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 6 to 8 minutes or until toasted, stirring every 2 minutes. Set aside to cool.
  2. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla; beat well. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt Add to creamed mixture; beat well. Stir in the oats, chocolate chips and toasted coconut and pecans.
  3. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for about 12 minutes or until browned. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 6 dozen.
Originally published as Wyoming Cowboy Cookies in Taste of Home April/May 1993, p66


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laceyest User ID: 3475325 253288
Reviewed Aug. 28, 2016

"I've been baking these for years. Sometimes I forego the chocolate chips and add chocolate covered raisins. So good!"

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Bonne131313 User ID: 6327952 251788
Reviewed Jul. 24, 2016

"I needed to increase flour 2 1/2 to almost 3 cups and refrigerated dough between baking batches. . After that, they turned out great! I'm at 9,000 ft."

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jamesbell123 User ID: 8576927 235137
Reviewed Oct. 17, 2015

"This recipe was a catastrophe for me. I followed the directions and they ended up burning the bottoms resembling an odd chunky tuile. fell apart and were not edible as a cookie. tasted extremely sweet and some of the non burnt ones were decent as a topping for ice cream."

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pkrisgin User ID: 8144122 222906
Reviewed Mar. 16, 2015

"These are the bomb! One of thee best cookie recipes I have now. Everyone raved about them gone in less than 24hrs.! lol Thank you for another hit....."

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annie350 User ID: 7968208 217919
Reviewed Jan. 15, 2015

"Ok, first these cookies have WAY to much sugar in them. I reduced the amount of sugar to 1 cup of packed brown sugar and did not include the granulated white sugar. Second, i reduced the baking time to 10 minutes as i felt 12 minutes was to long. And third, i dropped the dough by the spoonfuls onto the baking sheets instead of a rounded teaspoonfuls. In conclusion, I also make these cookies by excluding the chocolate chips and increasing the amount of coconut and pecans and use 1 1/2 cup of packed brown sugar."

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ryanmckenna User ID: 3580113 2212
Reviewed Apr. 29, 2014

"Made these yesterday. Was looking for a "cowboy cookie" but all I could find were recipes making larger size cookies. Came across this recipe and based on the reviews, I decided to make them. These probably are now my absolute favorite choc chip recipe. I did take the pecans and coconut out of the oven and immediately put in the bowl to mix causing the choc chips to slightly melt. Oh my. awesome. I could eat them for a meal."

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parksville User ID: 1598935 3872
Reviewed Apr. 19, 2014 Edited May. 24, 2014

"Great cookies, nice and chewy smacking w/ plenty of chocolate, but we found them a bit dry so not sure if they were over-baked or if the mixture needs a bit more moisture."

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Worshipguy User ID: 6391761 2499
Reviewed Mar. 10, 2014

"Very good! I might cook them a little less next time though. I like my cookies to be soft."

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nickymp User ID: 6633648 4470
Reviewed Jul. 7, 2013

"These are sooo yummy. I'm asked to make them all the time. I use different nuts sometimes but still fantastic."

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hecticchick37 User ID: 173818 4032
Reviewed Apr. 26, 2013

"I bought this amazing coconut chocolate chip cookie at a bakery in the Phoenix airport and wanted to try to replicate it at home. This recipe was definitely a winner. I received so many compliments on the cookies. If I make it again I would have to plan on giving some away or else I would eat them all!"

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