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1 cup shortening
1 cup sugar
1 cup light brown sugar, firmly packed
2 eggs
1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
3 cups oatmeal (any type but instant)
1/2 cup chopped peanuts, optional
1/2 package milk chocolate chips (about 3 ounces)
1/2 package of butterscotch or peanut butter chips (about 3 ounces)

Cream shortening, sugars, egg and vanilla. Add all dry ingredients
except the oatmeal, nuts and chips; mix thoroughly. Add oatmeal,
mix then add nuts and chips and mix gently. Spray cookie sheets
lightly with nonstick cooking spray and drop dough onto sheets by
rounded tablespoonfuls. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes or
until lightly golden. Makes about 6 dozen cookies.


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Cowboy Cookies, August 2, 2004 - 04:37 PM
Reviewer: Anonymous from Marietta, GA
These were wonderful...everyone in my family loved them! The best cookies I've ever made!

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Yee-Haw!, October 14, 2005 - 12:16 AM
Reviewer: Shawna from Manitoba, Canada
Excellent soft, chewy cookies! Makes a big batch. I exchanged the peanuts for pecans, just a personal preference and liked them alot. The butterscotch chipits add a very nice twist from traditional plain chocolate chip. Will definately continue to make these delicious cookies.

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