Cowboy Cookies

  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp. soda
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 cup wheat germ
  • 2 cups oats
  • 2 cups chocolate chips


Cream shortening and sugars. Add vanilla, eggs and yogurt. Beat by hand 1 minute. Sift flour, soda and salt; add wheat germ. Combine with wet mixture and add oats and chocolate chips. Mix well. Drop by rounded teaspoons onto greased cookie sheets about 2 inches apart. Bake in 375 degrees F oven for 8-12 minutes, depending on whether you want soft chewy cookies or brown and crunchy ones. Cool slightly before removing. Makes about 6 dozen cookies.


By Robin from Washington, IA

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By Carol Churchill (Guest Post)
April 26, 20060 found this helpful

Could someone please explain what "shortening" is? I live in South Africa, so I would also appreciate the brand name, if possible, of similar products available in SA.
Thank you!

Editor's Note: Shortening is hydrogenated vegetable oil. It is similar to lard but made from oil. Sometimes butter or margarine can be used as a substitute. Crisco is a popular one here in the states.

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