Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 12 mins

Some call them farm cookies, grannys everything in cookies... We call them Cowboy cookies. My husband a former bull rider can go through six dozen without thinking about it.. LOL Hence Cowboy cookies.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream shortening and sugars.
  2. Add eggs and beat well.
  3. Add vanilla.
  4. Sift soda, powder and add to creamed mixture.
  5. Add chips , oats, and nuts.
  6. Dough will be rather thick.
  7. Drop by teaspoon on ungreased cookie sheet.
  8. Bake 12 minutes at 375*.
  9. These freeze well.


Most Helpful

My husband liked these cookies but its not my favorite cowboy cookie recipe. Not enough chocolate chips. I will try it substituting butter or margarine for the lard/shortening. Ended up tasting too much like shortening and sugar.

mhvizdak December 20, 2008

5 Stars from our whole family including my 89 yo Grandma (she took the recipe home with her). I used the medium sized Pampered Chef scoop and got about 3 dozen cookies. I baked them for 14 minutes. Thanks so much for sharing *Made for Fall PAC 2008*

Brenda. September 21, 2008

These were super good! I didn't have the walnuts, so I made them without and they were still fabulous! I made these a bit larger so I didn't get 6 dozen out of it. I had to bake a little longer due to changing the size, but otherwise I followed the recipe. They are great!

Christy Sowers January 18, 2008

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