Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 20 mins

My mom clipped this recipe out of a local newspaper a few years ago. I have made them several times since then, especially at Christmas. They are usually the first to disappear from the cookie plate. The recipe has alot of mix-ins and will get hard to stir, I suggest you use a BIG bowl and sturdy wooden spoon. This makes a Texas-size batch!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix first five dry ingredients in a bowl and set aside.
  2. In a BIG bowl, mix butter until creamy, gradually mixing in sugar.
  3. Add eggs one at a time and mix well.
  4. Add vanilla and mix well.
  5. Gradually add flour mixture, stir well.
  6. Add remaining ingredients one at a time, stirring well. (this is where the stirring starts getting harder).
  7. Use a medium size cookie scoop and drop rounded balls of dough onto ungreased baking sheets. Flatten slightly.
  8. Bake at 350 degrees for 17-20 minutes.
  9. Remove from baking sheet and cool.
  10. Makes approximately six dozen cookies or you can use a large scoop and make approximately three dozen jumbo cookies.


Most Helpful

These were fantastic! Don't be scared off by the coconut if you're not a coconut fan - it just keeps the cookies super soft!

ellie3763 September 17, 2010

I've made these several times now and they are always a big hit. I like to use half white choc. chips, and sometimes whatever I have on hand to mix in. I also cut down the baking soda a bit, but that's personal taste. You can't go wrong with this recipe! A must have in your cookie cookbook!!

PickyEaters July 15, 2010

These were fantastic. One of my friends had 3 (which was a lot because I made huge cookies) then 2 asked for the recipe. Awesome!

Mrs Finney April 13, 2009

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