cowboy cookies on a white platter

Cowboy Cookies

Add any fixing you like, these cowboy cookies are foolproof and so easy!

Course Dessert, snacks
Cuisine cookies, dessert, snacks
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Resting Time 5 minutes
Total Time 27 minutes
Servings 24 cookies
289 kcal


  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup oil vegetable or canola
  • 3.5 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup butterscotch chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup white chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup sweetened shredded coconut unsweetened will work also


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees fahrenheit

  2. In medium sized mixing bowl using hand mixer or stand mixer, cream together white sugar, brown sugar, and butter. Add oil & egg, continuing to mix until fully combined.

  3. Add baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Mix well. Add flour 1/2 cup at a time until fully mixed.

  4. Fold in 3 types of chocolate chips, coconut, and walnuts. Mix lightly, just until combined. 

  5. Spoon 1.5 teaspoonful amounts of dough onto greased baking sheet 2 inches apart.

  6. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until lightly golden brown and cooked through. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

The possibilities for fixins' in these cookies is endless. Make them seasonal, make them with what you have, make them simple or full of goodies. They're delicious in all forms! We used 3 types of chocolate chips (chocolate, butterscotch & white chocolate), coconut and walnuts in ours, but here's some ideas for other ingredients:

Nutrition Facts
Cowboy Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 289 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 8g40%
Cholesterol 29mg10%
Sodium 253mg11%
Potassium 119mg3%
Carbohydrates 41g14%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 25g28%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 255IU5%
Calcium 38mg4%
Iron 1.4mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.