Cowboy Cookies
Cowboy Cookies with a Glass of Milk
Yield: Makes 30 cookies

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1 ⅓ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 ⅓ cups quick or old-fashioned oats
  • ¾ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

Directions:

  1. Wash hands with soap and water. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Break egg into a shallow dish. Wash hands with soap and water after cracking raw egg.
  3. In a medium-sized bowl, mix together butter, egg and vanilla.
  4. Add remaining ingredients. Stir together until mixture is well blended. (Note: you may need to use your hands to finish mixing dough.)
  5. Shape the dough into walnut-sized balls. Wash hands with soap and water after handling raw cookie dough.
  6. Grease a cookie sheet, placing dough balls 2 inches apart.
  7. Bake cookies for 11 to 13 minutes. Once done, cool on a wire rack.
Notes: 

Be creative! This is a fun recipe to have kids adapt and create something new. Try adding different types of dried fruit, nuts or flavors of baking chips. Here are a few additional ideas to get you started:

  • Peanut butter (½ cup)
  • Peanuts (1 cup, chopped)
  • Cinnamon (1/4 teaspoon)
  • Flaked coconut (½ cup)
  • Chopped pecans or walnuts (1/2 cup)

Nutrition Information:

  • Serving Size (1 cookie):
  • Calories 110
  • Total Fat 5g
  • Saturated Fat 3g
  • Cholesterol 15mg
  • Sodium 80mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 17g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Total Sugars 9g, includes 9g Added Sugars
  • Protein 2g
  • Vitamin D 0%
  • Calcium 2%
  • Iron 6%
  • Potassium 0%
Nutrition Software Used: 
Esha Food Processor