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Entry from August 27, 2006
Texas Cow Chips

"Texas Cow Chips” recipes can be seen on postcards of Texas. They’s a Texas name for chocolate chip cookies, with raisins and pecans also added. It is not known who first baked the cookies or “cow chips.”


Texas/Cowboys/Rodeo page
Texas Cow Chips

2 c. butter
2 c. each of white and brown sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
2 c. each of oats and bran flakes
1 12 oz. package of chocolate chips
1 6 oz. peanut butter chips
1 c. raisins
4 eggs
2 Tbs. vanilla
4 c. flour
2 tsp. each of baking powder and baking soda
1 c. each of pecans and coconuts

Beat butter and sugars together until blended. Add eggs and vanilla and beat until smooth. In a separate bowl, combine flour, salt baking powder and soda. Gradually add to sugar mixture and stir well. Stir in remaining ingredients. Drop cookies with a quarter cup measure onto lightly greased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 12-15 minutes. Cool on a wire rack. Store in an airtight container between sheets of wax paper.

Recipezaar.com
Texas Cow Chips
Recipe #65374
1 rating
This are everyones favorite....from kids to grownups! A Texas Tradition.....YUMMY!!!
by Capncrunch

36 cookies
45 min 30 min prep
Change to:  cookies US Metric
2 cups butter
2 cups sugar
2 cups brown sugar
4 eggs
2 tablespoons vanilla
4 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons baking powder
2 teaspoons baking soda
2 cups oats
2 cups bran flakes
1 cup flaked coconut
1 cup chopped pecans
1 cup raisins
1 (12 ounce) bag chocolate chips
1 (6 ounce) bag peanut butter chips

Posted by Barry Popik
Texas (Lone Star State Dictionary) • (0) Comments • Sunday, August 27, 2006 • Permalink