Laura Bush's Cowboy Cookies

Laura Bush's lovely oatmeal cookies with chocolate chips, coconut and pecans. Author: Teresa Ambra adapted from Bettie Raye when we worked together at Dallas Baptist University, Dallas, TX; source: Family Circle Presidential Bake Cook-Off Recipe type: Cookies, Brownies and Bars Cuisine: American

PREP TIME

20

minutes

TOTAL TIME

40

minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

20

minutes

TOTAL TIME

40

minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

Ingredients

  • 3

    cups UNBLEACHED all-purpose flour (bleached flour toughens baked goods)

  • 1

    tbsp. baking powder

  • 1

    tbsp. baking soda

  • 1

    tbsp. cinnamon

  • 1

    tsp. salt

  • 3

    sticks butter at room temperature

  • 1 1/2

    cups white sugar

  • 1 1/2

    cups packed brown sugar

  • 3

    eggs

  • 1

    tbsp. vanilla

  • 3

    cups semisweet chocolate chips (1 1/2 bags)

  • 3

    cups old-fashioned rolled oats

  • 2

    cups sweetened flake coconut

  • 2

    cups chopped pecans (8-oz.)

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350°. 2. Mix sugars, butter, eggs, vanilla, salt, baking powder, baking soda and cinnamon with an electric mixer until well combined. 3. Stir in flour, chocolate chips, oats, coconut and pecans with a wooden spoon. 4. For each cookie, drop ¼ cup of dough onto cookie sheet sprayed with cooking spray, spacing 3 inches apart. 5. Bake 17-20 minutes, until edges are lightly browned. 6. Remove to rack to cool.

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