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Colorado Cowboy Cookies

Colorado Cowboy Cookies Recipe



2 cups all purpose flour

2 cups old-fashioned oats

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature

3/4 cup sugar

3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons packed dark brown sugar

2 large eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips

1 cup chopped toasted walnuts (about 4 ounces)


Whisk first 5 ingredients in medium bowl to blend, then set aside.
Using an
electric mixer,
beat the butter and both sugars in a large bowl until light and fluffy. Add
eggs and vanilla.

Mix thoroughly. Add dry ingredients and beat until just blended. Stir in chocolate
and walnuts. Cover dough and chill 1 hour.
Preheat oven to 350°F. Form dough
into balls,
using 1/4 cup dough for each. Place on greased baking sheets, spacing 2 inches

Flatten with hand to 3 1/2-inch rounds. Bake 10-15 minutes or until cookies
are golden
brown around edges and firm in center.
Transfer to cooling racks to cool completely.
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