Cowboy Cookies

    38 min

    These cookies are easy to make, soft and incredibly moreish. They are flavoured with chocolate chips, peanut butter, coconut, oats and walnuts.

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    Makes: 36 cookies

    • 325g margarine
    • 200g caster sugar
    • 150g dark brown soft sugar
    • 130g peanut butter
    • 2 eggs
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 250g plain flour
    • 30g unsweetened cocoa powder
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
    • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar
    • 80g porridge oats
    • 75g desiccated coconut
    • 60g chopped walnuts (optional)
    • 350g plain chocolate chips

    Prep:30min  ›  Cook:8min  ›  Ready in:38min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease baking trays.
    2. In a large bowl, cream together the margarine, caster sugar and dark brown soft sugar until smooth. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the peanut butter and vanilla. Combine the flour, cocoa, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda and cream of tartar; stir into the sugar mixture. Mix in the oats, walnuts (if desired) and chocolate chips. Drop heaped spoons of the batter onto the prepared baking trays.
    3. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool on baking tray for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.

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    Reviews in English (32)


    Tastes good but mine went flat :/  -  25 Aug 2013


    Really great cookies, especially for a real chocolate lover. My son heard of Cowboy cookies on a kids TV show and wanted to make them. I had no idea what they were, but this recipe will be a family favorite now. It makes a lot of cookies too.  -  11 Oct 2002  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    Yummy, very nice recipe. Nice and chocolaty, love the peanut butter flavor. Left out the coconut this time, may try adding it next time. Will definitely be adding this to the Christmas cookie list  -  17 Dec 2007  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)