Recipe: Cowboy Cookies

Ever wonder what to do with that left-over box of bran flake cereal? Well – here ya go!  Make some Cowboy Cookies. 

Cowboy Cookies

2 ¼ cups shortening
2 cups sugar
2 ½ cups brown sugar
5 eggs
2 tsp. vanilla extract
¾ cup chunky peanut butter
4 ½ cups flour
2 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt
3 cups rolled oats
2 ½ cups bran flakes
2 cups chocolate chips
1 cup chopped pecans

 Cream together shortening, sugar and brown sugar.  Add the eggs, vanilla and peanut better, mixing well.  Sift together the flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt; gradually add to the creamed mixture and mix well.  Add oats, bran flakes, chocolate chips and nuts.  Mix well.  Drop by 1/8 cupful onto a greased cookie sheet.  Bake at 325 degrees for 11-12 minutes.

Y’all Enjoy!  😉

PS:  the broken collar bone patient is in better spirits this morning.  Crankiness is a 4 on a scale of 1 to 10.


One Comment Add yours

  1. Good to hear he’s on the mend……you have a lot on your plate now. Take care of your self too. Been there, just keep making cookies.

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