Published Dec 28, 2009 in Cookies

This recipe was clipped from a newspaper and is from IGA Home Economist Lois Young, date unknown. Recipe is typed below along with a scanned copy.

Cowboy Cookies Recipe Clipping


1 cup shortening
1 cup white sugar
1 cup brown sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. baking powder
2 cups rolled oats
6-oz. package chocolate chips

Cream shortening and sugars; add eggs and vanilla. Blend well. Sift flour, soda, salt and baking powder together and add to this. Shape into balls with hands and place on greased baking sheet. Bake in a 350° oven for about 15 minutes. P.S. These are great for school lunches or after school snacks.

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3 Responses to Cowboy Cookies Recipe Clipping

Published 3 December, 2017 in 3:08 pm

Can you use cinnamon chips instead of chocolate chips ?

Marjorie (Young) Zwicker
Published 12 August, 2021 in 10:30 am

I think I shall have to try this recipe. My late mom’s name was “Lois Young”. She was a great cook and baker, but not a Home Economist” for IGA.

Published 27 February, 2022 in 3:22 pm

Recipe I have is a clipping from our hometown newspaper from 1982?

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