Chocolate Cowboy Cookies
CATEGORIES
INGREDIENTS
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup margarine or shortening
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup quick-cooking oat
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts (optional)
DIRECTIONS
  1. Sift together dry ingredients; set aside.
  2. Blend together margarine (or shortening) and sugars.
  3. Add egg & beat until light & fluffy then stir in vanilla.
  4. Combine with dry ingredients & mix well.
  5. Add remaining ingredients& mix well.
  6. Drop by teaspoon onto greased or parchment-lined cookie sheets and bake in preheated 350°F oven for 12 minutes.
  7. Allow a few minutes longer if you prefer crisp