Cookies, Cowboy

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Ethnicity
None  
Base Type
Other  
Course
Dessert  
Preparation Time
30-60 Minutes  
Difficulty
Intermediate  
Serving Size
Refresh / Double it
Comments
One of Mark's favorites. Replace chocolate chips with nuts, raisins or M&M's if desired  
Source
 
Source Description
Mom M.  
Last Modified
2014-01-31  
User
Mom McGuire



Ingredients
                
3/4 c
sugar

1 c
sugar, brown

1 c
softened butter

2 c
flour

1/2 t
salt

1 t
baking soda

1/2 t
baking powder

2 ea
egg

1 t
vanilla extract

2 c
divided oatmeal

1 c
unsweetened (if available) coconut

2 c
chocolate chips, semisweet


Directions
Cream together sugars and butter.

Sift together flour, salt, baking powder and baking soda.  Add to creamed mixture.

Add eggs, vanilla, 1 cup oatmeal, coconut and chocolate chips.

Add remaining oatmeal and stir well.

Roll into balls, roll in white sugar and place on cookie sheet.  Flatten with glass.

Bake 350 degrees F. for 15 minutes.  Remove to cooling rack to cool.

OPTIONAL: Roll dough into 1 inch "logs".  Place in freezer in freezer bag until need fresh cookies.  Defrost and cut logs into  slices before cooking.