Texas Governor's Mansion Cookies

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

These are the best cookies of all time.

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.
Most Helpful

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.

Chicagoland Chef du Jour January 16, 2015

I made these cookies as stated except omitted the coconut. We really enjoyed them, they went fast.

punkarooni August 15, 2007

yumm my family is a huge fan of these they are simple to make and can feed lots of people we brought them on our house boat and they were gone withing the first 5 hours they are moist and flavorful

afurrier August 06, 2007