Friday, August 28, 2009

Friday Sweets: Cowgirl Cookies

Here is a simple and adorable DIY gift spotted on BakerellaThe recipe consists of tradition oats, chocolate chips, and pecans but adding the pink m&ms just makes them so fab!
So, here is the recipe ( from Bakerella's site)
Cowgirl Cookies
1 1/3 cup all purpose flour, spooned into measuring cup & leveled
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt1 cup cooking oats
3/4 cup m&ms3/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
1/2 cup white sugar
1/3 - 1/2 cup chopped pecans
Stir all the dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl.

1 slightly beaten egg
1/2 cup butter (melted slightly in the microwave)
1 teaspoon vanilla.

Mix wet ingredients into dry ingredients. Use the back of a large spoon to work it all together. You may even need to use your hands to get everything incorporated. Then roll the cookie dough into 1 1/2 inch balls, place on a parchment covered baking sheet and bake for about 10 minutes in a preheated 350 degree oven.

For instructions on how to make the cookie jar gifts and for a FREE cowgirl cookie label download click here.

Happy Baking!

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