Cowboy Cookies {Recipe}

These cookies have just about every yummy thing possible in them, chocolate chips, oats, coconut, and pecans.  They may not win any beauty contests, but they are a delicious, homey treat.

Cowboy Cookies

2 cups flour

2 teaspoons baking powder

2 teaspoons baking soda

2 teaspoons cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 cup (2 sticks) butter

1/2 cup granulated sugar

1/2 cup light brown sugar (packed)

2 eggs

2 teaspoons vanilla

2 cups chocolate chips

2 cups old fashioned rolled oats

1 1/4 cups sweetened flake coconut

1 1/4 cups chopped pecans


1.  Preheat oven to 350*F

2.  Mix flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt in a bowl and set aside.

3.  In a mixing bowl, beat butter until smooth and creamy (about 1 minute)

4.  Gradually beat in the sugars until fully combined.

5.  Add the eggs, one at a time.  Add vanilla.

6.  Stir in flour mixture until just combined.

7.  Combine chocolate chips, oats, coconut and pecans in a large bowl, then add that mixture to your dough.

8.  Using a large cookie scoop, place large balls of dough on an ungreased cookie sheet.

9.  Bake 9-11 minutes.

10.  Transfer cookies to a rack to cool.

Recipe Source-  Final recipe by Glorious Treats, adapted from Laura Bush (as pubished in Presidential Cookies)


  1. Oh my goodness Glory, these are to die for!! I made them this afternoon and they are so delicious. Thank you so much for this recipe. So glad I met you at the pool this past week and found out about your blog 🙂 I will for sure be trying more of your recipes soon!

  2. These are wonderful! I’m wondering how to print recipes in printer format. I can’t find the tab for it so I’m printing the comments and everything. Am I missing something? Thank You!

  3. I made these yesterday, what a hit! It made a lot, so I shared with a friend, she ate two right off the bat! Everyone in my family loved them. A great hearty cookie, love it! Thanks for the recipe.

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