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Jo Ann's Cowboy Cookies

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Chewy, chocolatey and delightful to eat, this recipe for Jo Ann's bigger-than-life Cowboy Cookies will have you wranglin' for more! So if you need a big batch of big cookies, no problem, because this recipe makes up to 10 dozen cookies...just perfect for bake sales, pot-lucks, sports events, tailgating, or cookie exchanges.
Ingredients
  Shortening/Unsalted butter 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Eggs 6 Medium, beaten
  Sugar 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Brown sugar 3 Cup (48 tbs), firmly packed
  Vanilla extract 2 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Oats 6 Cup (96 tbs), uncooked (long-cooking type)
  Semi sweet chocolate chip 24 Ounce
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

MAKING
2. In a very large bowl, place together shortening, beaten eggs, both the sugars and vanilla, stir to mix and set aside.
3. In another large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; mix well.
4. Slowly add the flour mixture into shortening mixture, while stirring continuously.
5. While still stirring add in oats and chocolate chips and mix evenly.
6. On greased baking sheets, place the dough balls, using ice cream scoop, placing 2 inches apart of each other.
7. Bake in oven for 18 minutes, until edges are lightly golden.

FINALIZING
8. Remove from oven and place the cookies on wire racks and allow to cool completely.

SERVING
9. Enjoy cookies with a glass of warm milk or coffee if desired.

TIPS
You can add in nuts if you want.
Shape the cookie dough in 1” balls and bake for 12 to 15 minutes to make small cookies.
This is the large batch you can use half of ingredients to make small batch.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Bit Difficult
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Sweet
Feel: 
Crispy
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Ingredient: 
Chocolate Chips
Interest: 
Everyday, Picnic
Preparation Time: 
40 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes
Servings: 
30

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