Some of you were asking about the cowboy cookies recipe. Well, I got it from here:
You can follow the recipe or play with it. I tinkered with it until I liked what it tasted like. For instance, I added 1 teaspoon nutmeg and although it doesn't ask you to do it, I sifted the flour, salt, baking soda, baking powder, and cinnamon and then added it to the butter/sugar mixture little by little. Sifting the flour mixture cut down on the lumps from the baking soda and baking powder and it mixed the dry ingredients before dumping it into the wet ingredients and it made the cookie feel lighter after baking.
I added 1 extra cup of chopped pecans instead of 2 cups to make it 3 cups.
I added 2 cups of raisins (believe me it makes it so fucking much better).
I cut the rolled oats down to 2 cups instead of 3 cups. I thought that was just too much rolled oats and that made a really dried out cookie.
I mix the chocolate chips, rolled oats, coconut (please use flaked), pecans, and raisins in a humungous, and I do mean a really big bowl, and then I add the cookie batter mixture to it. Do not attempt to mix this all with a stand or hand mixer or a spoon. It won't work. I went out to Walmart and bought a small box of Nitrile powder-free gloves. I wear them when mixing large batches of cookie mix. I found that the cookie batter won't stick to the gloves like it does to your hands. Anywho I put them on and mix up the dry goodies with the batter and use a large or medium-sized serving spoon or ice cream scoop, it all depends on how big you want these things to be, to scoop out a nice mixed portion that I roll it into a ball and then mash (yes I know the recipe doesn't call for it but it's better this way) the ball with my gloved hand. You want it to be about half-inch thick and about 2-1/2 to 3 inches in diameter. Place them on a nonstick cookie sheet, 6 or 9 to a sheet. These buggers will spread a little. I usually bake them at 350F for 12 to 15 minutes shifting the cookie sheets at the 6 or 7-minute mark. This is important, only bake the cookies until the edges are lightly browned. That's the cue to take them out of the oven. Don't worry about it if the centers look raw, believe me, they aren't raw.
Another important note, Let Them Cool on the cookie sheets for about 2 to 3 minutes or they will crumble when you take them off with a spatula. Place waxed paper on your dining room or a large work table for maximum cookie cooling room. Store them with waxed paper in between layers so the cookies don't stick to each other, in a plastic container with a good sealing top.
I can say this for sure, you will not be able to keep them long. They tend to disappear before you know it. I made 2 dozen for my husband and myself and they were gone before three days were over. I think I had six during the whole three days. David loves cowboy cookies because they have everything a cookie lover loves.
You should be able to get about 2 to 3 dozen cookies depending on how big you want them.
I hope this helps y'all get a great batch of cookies. If there are any questions just email me. Y'all have a safe magical day and wear a mask.