Sunday, December 16, 2012

Cowboy Cookies, Louise Heywood

1 cup cooking oil. (use the oil- butter makes a whole different cookie)
1 cup Brown sugar
1 cup sugar
2 eggs beaten
1 tsp. vanilla
2 cups of flour
1 tsp. soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. baking powder
2 cups quick oatmeal
1/2 cup nuts- we use pecans-chopped
1 cup chocolate chips

Place flour,soda,salt and baking powder in a bowl and whisk them all until well blended.

Mix oil and sugar until well blended using a large wooden spoon or hand mixer.
add beaten egg and vanilla.
add flour mixture a bit at a time.
add- go back to wooden spoon and stir in oats,nuts and chips.
Let rest in the fridge for about an hour.
Preheat oven to 325- bake 12- to 15 minutes- until just getting brown.
ungreased sheet, no parchment paper.