Laura Bush's Cowboy Cookies

Servings: 0

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



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.