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Wyoming Whopper Cookies

 Wyoming Whopper Cookies
These big country cookies fill up a hungry cowboy after a long ride rounding up cattle. But they're not just for wranglers! Our son, who's a geologist, packs them when he's working in the mountains and when he's fishing on the weekends. These treats are made to take along-in fact, I came up with this recipe while trying to match a commercial cookie that was good, but too soft to carry. My
12 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup butter, cubed
  • 1-1/4 cups packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3 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

Directions

  • 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).
  • 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.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 768 calories, 39 g fat (15 g saturated fat), 80 mg cholesterol, 499 mg sodium, 101 g carbohydrate, 8 g fiber, 17 g protein.