Wyoming Whopper Cookies Recipe
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Wyoming Whopper Cookies Recipe

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These big country cookies are made to travel—in fact, I came up with this recipe while trying to match a commercial cookie that was good, but too crumbly to carry. —Jamie Hirsch, Powell, Wyoming
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 12 servings


  • 2/3 cup butter, cubed
  • 1-1/4 cups packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3 large eggs, beaten
  • 1-1/2 cups chunky peanut butter
  • 6 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1-1/2 cups raisins
  • 2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 768 calories, 39g fat (15g saturated fat), 80mg cholesterol, 499mg sodium, 101g carbohydrate (65g sugars, 8g fiber), 17g protein.


  1. In a large saucepan, melt butter over low heat. Stir in the brown sugar, sugar, eggs and peanut butter until smooth. Add oats, baking soda, raisins and chocolate chips (dough will be sticky).
  2. Drop on a greased baking sheet with an ice cream scoop or large spoon. Flatten slightly. Bake at 350° for 15 minutes. Remove cookies to a wire rack to cool. Yield: 2 dozen.
Editor's Note: Reduced-fat peanut butter is not recommended for this recipe.
Originally published as Wyoming Whopper Cookies in Country June/July 1987

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LYNN3029 User ID: 8496179 254846
Reviewed Sep. 30, 2016

"These are so good! Love the huge size. Perfect for a little gift to elderly and the young. My grand kids were so excited and also my elderly neighbors."

contrarywife User ID: 2675625 234977
Reviewed Oct. 15, 2015

"These are good but I probably will not make them again; however, for those of you who are gluten sensitive, these contain no flour so they're gluten free if you use gluten-free oats. I'm sure gluten sensitive folks would LOVE these. They're just not my style."

hchambers User ID: 7140928 226922
Reviewed May. 25, 2015

"Great cookie! It has everything you could ask for. My kids call them cowboy cookies. Will definitely be making these again."

Dale2650ford User ID: 2553271 39570
Reviewed Oct. 26, 2014

"These are the best cookies EVER! You can substitute different dried fruit - we really like dried cherries -- or use milk chocolate chips instead of semi sweet depending on your taste. I've also used creamy peanut butter - no matter what the substitute, they are great! I'd give more stars if they were available!"

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