You will want to try this peanut butter cowboy cookie recipe today. The homemade cookie recipe from scratch is one of the best recipes for a peanut butter cookie that you will find. The secret lies in the quality of the recipe ingredients. Some of the ingredients include softened butter, light brown sugar, peanuts, sweetened flaked coconut and smooth peanut butter. This easy homemade cookies recipe will yield a filling, buttery and nutty cookie idea that can take you, the kids, and your entire family a long way throughout the day. You can feel pretty good about leaving these cookies out for the kids to grab and snack on anytime they are in need of something to take the edge off their hunger.

This recipe came to The Times in 2000 during the Bush-Gore presidential campaign when Family Circle magazine ran cookie recipes from each of the candidates’ wives and asked readers to vote. Laura Bush’s cowboy cookies, a classic chocolate chip cookie that’s been beefed up with oats, pecans, coconut and cinnamon, beat Tipper Gore’s ginger snaps by a mile.


2 cup all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking powder
½ tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
1 cup butter, softened
1 cup light brown sugar
1 cup granulated sugar
⅔ cup smooth peanut butter
2 tsp pure vanilla extract
2 large eggs
2 cup quick cooking oats
1 cup cocktail peanuts, roughly chopped
1 cup sweetened flaked coconut
12 oz milk chocolate chips


Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.
Sift together the all-purpose flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Set aside …

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