Texas Governor's Mansion Cookies

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by baker4life

These are the best cookies of all time.

Top Review by Chicagoland Chef du

My girlfriend passed this recipe along to me. We LOVE them. I used a cookie scoop, bakes for 16 minutes. I also added 1/2 C butterscotch chips, as my friend does, which puts this cookie over the top! Thanks for posting.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Mix flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon in a bowl.
  3. In a very large bowl beat butter with electric mixer until smooth and creamy.
  4. Gradually beat in sugars, combine thoroughly.
  5. Add eggs one at a time beating after each addition.
  6. Add vanilla.
  7. Stir in flour mixture until just combined. Stir in chocolate chips, oats, coconut and chopped pecans.
  8. For each cookie drop ¼ cup dough onto an ungreased cookie sheet, place 3-inches apart.
  9. Bake 15-17 minutes, until edges are lightly browned, rotate sheets half-way through baking.
  10. Remove cookies from pans onto cooling racks.

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