Cowboy Cookie Mix
Total TimePrep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 15 min./batch
Makesabout 3-1/2 dozen
- 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 semisweet chocolate chips
- 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
- 1/2 cup sugar
- Additional Ingredients:
- 1/2 cup butter, melted
- 1 large egg, lightly beaten
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
Nutrition Facts2 each: 187 calories, 9g fat (4g saturated fat), 22mg cholesterol, 157mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.
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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.
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!
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.
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.