Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

I believe these are the cookies my little brothers had nicknamed ‘Cowboy Cookies’ but I’m not sure. I do know that they are really good and these can be made into gifts by layering the dry ingredients in a jar and attaching a copy of the recipe to the jar with a little bit of ribbon.

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies printable recipe


  • 1 c. shortening or butter
  • 1/4 c. peanut butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 t. vanilla
  • 1/2 c. sugar
  • 1/2 c. brown sugar
  • 2 c. oatmeal
  • 1 1/2 c. flour
  • 1 t. baking soda
  • 1 c. chocolate chips
  • 1/2 c. raisins (optional)
  • 1/2 c. coconut (optional)
  • 1/2 t. salt


Preheat oven to 375.

Cream the shortening, peanut butter, sugars, eggs, and vanilla.

Add the other ingredients, mix well.

Drop by teaspoonfuls on a greased cookie sheet.

Bake 10-12 minutes.


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