Here's a sweet Western treat, straight from the hill country of Texas.
- Posted on Jun 21, 2012
Here's your chance to try the recipe that helped to launched Marilyn's thriving bakery, Mrs. Bush's Pie Co.
|1 c. light brown sugar||1 tsp salt|
|1 c. white sugar||1 tsp baking soda|
|7 Tbs soft butter||1½ c. dry oatmeal|
|½ c. Crisco shortening||1 c. coconut flakes|
|2 eggs||¼ c. chopped walnuts|
|1½ tsp vanilla||¼ c. chopped pecans|
|1½ c. flour|
1. In a large mixing bowl, cream together the sugars, shortening, butter, eggs and vanilla.
2. In a smaller bowl mix flour, salt and baking soda, then add to sugar mixture and beat about a minute longer.
3. In a large stainless steel bowl, mix the oatmeal, coconut and nuts. Add creamed mixture to dry mixture and mix well.
4. Drop large tablespoonfuls onto a greased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for about 12 to 15 minutes.
Makes 18 cookies.
Nutritional Information (per single cookie): Calories: 270; Fat: 14g; Cholesterol: 30mg; Sodium: 260mg; Total Carbohydrates: 34g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugars: 21g; Protein: 3g.
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