Mary’s Cowboy Cookies

What is it about the cowboy scenario that speaks to us from the days when we went to the movies on Saturday afternoon to see Roy Rogers, Gene Autry and of course, Randolph Scott? As I recall, the price of admission at our local theater was 35 cents.

We listened to The Lone Ranger on the radio and can’t seem to get “hi-o Silver…awayyyyyyy….out of our memories. My friend Mary shared her cookie recipe with me and now I’ll share it with you.

1 Cup Butter

1 Cup Sugar (White)

1 Cup Brown Sugar

2 Eggs

2 Cups Flour

1/2 t. Salt

1 t. Baking Soda

1 t. Baking Powder

1 t. Vanilla

2 1/2 Cups Oatmeal

1 Cup Chips (Chocolate or any flavor)

1 Cup Rice Crispies

Cream together butter and sugars. Beat in eggs. Add flour, salt, soda, baking powder and mix well. Stir in vanilla, oatmeal, chips and crispies. Drop by teaspoonful onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 deg. for 10 minutes.

copyright@ 2019

Photos by Mary Anne Whitchurch Tuck

Check out my other website at memoriesaremadefromthis.com

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maryannetuck

The future is right ahead of me. At the age of 85, all new projects are interesting.Memories and friends of the past are with me every day. I love to share my thoughts along with comments and opinions (of course) of this day and today's times and challenges. Photography is my hobby. Although I haven't done many photos of people, I've found there are photo challenges in every direction. Born and raised in Michigan, the peaceful woods and wildlife have always attracted me. Graduating from high school in 1953, college was of no interest to me. My Dad used to say, "some folks get a college education and may still not have enough sense to come in out of the rain." That's always been enough for me because I do, have that much sense, about the rain. I have learned one important fact about life. Old isn't as old as I always thought it was.

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