Indulge in the delicious flavors of these Cowboy Cookies, packed with oats, chocolate chips, and pecans. These hearty cookies are perfect for satisfying your sweet tooth cravings. They are easy to make and are sure to be a hit with the whole family. Enjoy them with a glass of milk or a hot cup of coffee for the ultimate treat!

Preparation time: 15 minutes | Cooking Time: 10 minutes | Total Time: 25 minutes | Serves: Makes about 24 cookies


  • 1 cup of all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup of old-fashioned oats
  • 1/2 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 cup of unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup of granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup of brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup of semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup of chopped pecans


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (180°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, oats, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  3. In a large bowl, cream together the butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar until light and fluffy.
  4. Beat in the egg and vanilla extract until well combined.
  5. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix until just combined.
  6. Stir in the chocolate chips and pecans until evenly distributed in the dough.
  7. Using a cookie scoop, drop the dough onto the prepared baking sheet, spacing them about 2 inches apart.
  8. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until the edges are golden brown.
  9. Allow the cookies to cool on the baking sheet for a few minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.
  10. Enjoy your delicious Cowboy Cookies!

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 150 || Carbohydrates: 20g || Protein: 2g || Fat: 7g || Fiber: 1g

What I Love About This Recipe?

  1. The combination of oats, chocolate chips, and pecans gives these cookies a great texture and flavor.
  2. They are easy to make and perfect for sharing with family and friends.
  3. These cookies are a great treat for any time of day, whether it’s for breakfast, dessert, or a snack.
  4. They can be stored in an airtight container for several days, making them a convenient option for meal prep.
  5. The versatility of this recipe allows for customization with different mix-ins like dried fruits or nuts.

What To Avoid While Making this Recipe?

  1. Avoid overmixing the cookie dough, as it can result in tough cookies.
  2. Make sure to not overbake the cookies, as they can become dry and crumbly.
  3. Be careful not to overcrowd the baking sheet, as the cookies need room to spread out while baking.
  4. Ensure your butter is softened but not melted, as the texture of the cookies can be affected.
  5. Watch the cookies closely towards the end of the baking time to prevent burning.

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