Celebrating Cowboy Day

It’s National Cowboy Day

  • Celebrate with going to rodeo
  • watching an old Western
  • Make these Cookie to Celebrate

Laura Bush’s Cowboy Cookies Recipe

Yield 24 cookies By MAGGIE BURCH

Former First Lady Laura Bush is credited with putting these delicious oat-, coconut-, and pecan-stuffed chocolate chip cookies, now known as Cowboy Cookies, on the map.

Laura Bush Cowboy cookies


  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups butter, room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups light-brown sugar, packed
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 3 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 2 cups sweetened flake coconut
  • 2 cups chopped pecans

Directions :

Heat oven to 350 degree F.Step 2

Mix flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt in bowl.Step 3

In 8-quart bowl, beat butter on medium speed until smooth and creamy, 1 minute. Gradually beat in sugars to combine, 2 minutes. Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each. Beat in vanilla.Step 4

Stir in flour mixture until just combined. Add chocolate chips, oats, coconut and pecans.Step 5

For each cookie, drop 1/4 cup dough onto ungreased baking sheets, spacing 3 inches apart.Step 6

Bake in 350 degree F oven 17 to 20 minutes, until edges are lightly browned; rotate sheets halfway through. Remove cookies to rack to cool.

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