My house always smells so good when I put these in the oven. Sadly they are gone so fast, I need to sneak a few away beforehand

Step into the world of hearty, irresistible Cowboy Cookies, a treat that’s as rich in history as it is in flavor. Born in the rugged terrains of the Wild West in the late 1800s, these cookies were the stalwart companions of cowboys during their long, arduous journeys. Tucked away in saddlebags, these cookies provided the much-needed energy to face the day’s challenges. Packed with oats, chocolate chips, nuts, and a hint of cinnamon, each bite of a Cowboy Cookie is a perfect symphony of flavors and textures.

Cowboy Cookies are not just a snack; they’re an experience. Enjoy them as a standalone treat to sweeten your day or as a delightful after-dinner dessert. Pair them with a cold glass of milk to bring out their flavors, or crumble them over vanilla ice cream for an indulgent twist. The warm, comforting notes of these cookies also pair beautifully with a cup of freshly brewed coffee or a mug of hot chocolate, creating a cozy, comforting moment.

Cowboy Cookies Recipe


2 cups all-purpose flour

2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats

1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

1 cup softened butter

1 cup brown sugar

1 cup granulated sugar

1 tsp baking powder

1 tsp baking soda

½ tsp salt

2 large eggs

1 tsp vanilla extract


Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.

In a bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.

In a large bowl, cream the butter, white sugar, and brown sugar until smooth.
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