Grandmas Cowboy Cookies

4.4
(42)

A soft cookie with tons of chocolate and flavor.

2
2
Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
9 mins
Total Time:
39 mins
Servings:
36
Yield:
3 dozen

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup shortening

  • ¾ cup margarine

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 1 cup brown sugar

  • ½ cup peanut butter

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • cup unsweetened cocoa powder

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar

  • 1 cup rolled oats

  • 1 cup flaked coconut

  • ½ cup chopped walnuts (Optional)

  • 2 cups miniature semisweet chocolate chips

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.

  2. In a large bowl, cream together the shortening, margarine, white sugar and brown sugar until smooth. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the peanut butter and vanilla. Combine the flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and cream of tartar; stir into the sugar mixture. Mix in the oats, walnuts (if desired) and chocolate chips. Drop by rounded spoonfuls onto the prepared cookie sheets.

  3. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

235 Calories
15g Fat
25g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 36
Calories 235
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 5g 23%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 118mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 25g 9%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 16g
Protein 3g
Calcium 22mg 2%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 126mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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