Texas Cowboy Cookies Recipe

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Cowboy Cookies, popularized by Laura Bush, are amazingly delicious cookies, filled with chocolate, oats, pecans, and coconut. They’re sweet, chewy, and melt-in-your-mouth delicious! 

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You’ve heard the phrase, “everything but the kitchen sink.” These Texas Cowboy Cookies are those and more!

Everything’s better in Texas… or so I’m told. One of my favorite places to visit. So different from my native Pacific Northwest. These cookies would be one of those “better” things.

You’ve heard the phrase, “everything but the kitchen sink.” These Texas Cowboy Cookies remind me of that phrase. They’re sweet, chewy, and melt-in-your-mouth good.

I think of these so often as spring heads toward summer. But truly they’re seasonless. Just a great cookie with superb ingredients… and lots of them at that. It’s a cookie my guys love. First, maybe because of the name… but how can you beat chocolate, pecans, oatmeal and coconut?

Ingredients for Texas Cowboy Cookies

  • Butter
  • Brown sugar and granulated sugar
  • Large eggs
  • Vanilla extract
  • All-purpose flour
  • Baking soda and salt
  • Ground cinnamon
  • Old fashioned oats
  • Pecans
  • Chocolate Chips
  • Shredded coconut

How to Make Texas Cowboy Cookies

Much like most cookies, these are easy to make and will disappear before you know it!

Begin by preheating the oven to 350° and lining a baking sheet with parchment.

In a stand mixer, cream together butter, brown sugar, and sugar. Add eggs and vanilla and mix until light and fluffy.

To the butter mixture add the flour, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon. Mix until combined. Then add oats, pecans, chocolate chips, and coconut; mix until it all comes together.

Drop scooped dough onto the prepared baking sheet. Bake for about 12 minutes.

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Texas Cowboy Cookies

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Texas Cowboy Cookies

Yield: 24 servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 27 minutes

You've heard the phrase, "everything but the kitchen sink." These Texas Cowboy Cookies remind me of that phrase. They're sweet, chewy, melt-in-your-mouth good.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 cups old fashioned oats
  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 2 cups chocolate chips (I love the dark)
  • 3/4 cup sweetened shredded coconut

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Line a baking sheet with parchment.
  2. In a stand mixer, cream together butter, brown sugar and sugar. Add eggs and vanilla and mix until light and fluffy.
  3. Add to the butter mixture flour, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon. Mix until combined. Then add oats, pecans, chocolate chips and coconut; mix until it all comes together.
  4. Drop scooped dough onto prepared baking sheet. Bake about 12 minutes.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 24 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 288Total Fat: 16gSaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 36mgSodium: 219mgCarbohydrates: 35gFiber: 2gSugar: 21gProtein: 4g

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