Cowboy Cookies


2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup shortening
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups rolled oats
12 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips


1.Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat baking sheets with cooking spray.

2.In a medium bowl, sift together flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt; set aside.

3.In a large bowl, cream shortening, sugars, eggs, and vanilla until light and fluffy. Add flour mixture and mix well. Stir in oats and chocolate chips. Drop mixture by teaspoonfuls onto baking sheets.

4.Bake 12 to 15 minutes, or until lightly browned. Remove to wire rack to cool completely.