Friday, March 4, 2011

Cowboy Cookies

This is a traditional oats, chocolate chip and pecan cookie with added m&m's. Change the color of the m&m's for different holidays or for other occasions.
It mixes up in one bowl.
Melt the butter in a large bowl, then whisk in the egg and vanilla.
  Stir in the dry ingredients.
 Mix well.
Roll into walnut-sized balls.
 Bake at 350 for about 10-14 minutes.
Enjoy warm cookies and cold milk.

Cowboy Cookies
1-1/3 C flour
1 t baking powder
1 t baking soda
1/4 t salt
1 C oatmeal
3/4 C m&m's
3/4 C chocolate ships
1/2 C brown sugar
1/2 C white sugar
1/2 C pecans, chopped
1/2 C butter, melted (1 stick)
1 egg, slightly beaten
1 t vanilla extract
Melt the butter in a large bowl, whisk in the egg and vanilla.
(if using salted butter, omit the salt in the recipe)
Add the dry ingredients. Combine well and form into 1-1/2" balls.
Bake at 350 for 10-14 minutes.
You can also make cute jar gifts by layering the dry ingredients in a 1qt. jar in the order given.
For complete instructions go to Bakerella.


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