*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                               Cowboy Cookies
 
 Recipe By     : Historical Davis United Methodist Church
 Serving Size  : 120  Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Drop Cookies                     Cookies
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1 1/2  cups          shortening
                         --or part butter or margarine
    1 1/2  cups          granulated sugar
    1 1/2  cups          brown sugar, packed
    3                    eggs
    3      cups          all-purpose flour
    1 1/2  teaspoons     baking soda
      3/4  teaspoon      salt
      3/4  teaspoon      baking powder
    3      cups          rolled oats
    1 1/2  teaspoons     vanilla extract
   12      ounces        chocolate chips -- or butterscotch
    1      cup           chopped nuts -- or coconut
 
      Preheat oven to 325 degrees; grease cookie sheets.  Mix
 the shortening, sugars, eggs, and vanilla extract.  Add the
 flour, baking soda, salt and baking powder; mix well.  Stir
 in the oats, then the chocolate chips and nuts.  Drop by
 teaspoonfuls onto the cookie sheets.  Bake for about 15
 minutes.  Remove from pans to cool. 
 
 
 
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