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Chocolate Chip Crunchewy Cookies, Cowboy Cookies, and more

by Laura

Sweet Treat Week – day 2

So yesterday I kicked off “Sweet Treat Week” with bars and brownies, today it’s cookies. C&H®/Domino Sugar has a great website this year to help with holiday baking and gift giving. It has gift ideas, a whole planning page for a cookie exchange, recipes for edible ornaments, and more. They asked me to participate by choosing a recipe from the site to try out. Then they sent me a $20 gift card to use toward purchasing ingredients. There was lots of fun ideas and recipes on there. I finally decided to try the Chocolate Chip Crunchewy Cookies. The recipe was developed by an 8 year old Iowa boy, named Alex along with his mom Amy Hilmes. The recipe won first place in a state fair contest. So, I figured it had to be a winner.
Part of the reason I picked this cookie is because of the interesting ingredients in the recipe. I have never made a cookie with Capt’n Crunch cereal in it. I thought it would be interesting to try and would definitely be different for you to take to a holiday party or cookie exchange. The cookie was yummy. It is a very crisp and crunchy cookie. Similar to that of a Chips Ahoy cookie. I loved the flavor and crunch of this cookie, but I would recommend altering it slightly. I thought the cookie was a little salty, so I’d reduce the salt to start. Then as I was scooping the cookies, as I got down to the bottom of the bowl I was left with a lot of chocolate chips, Capt’n Crunch, etc with no batter to go with it. I think there was a little too much of all the “mix in” ingredients so I highly recommend reducing some of the amounts. I have made suggestions off to the side in the recipe below.
Then I am also including a recipe for a delicious cookie that my father-in-law makes all the time.  He is famous for these cookies and his yummy omelets.  This is a delicious variation of a chocolate cookie.  I still can’t figure out why mine don’t taste as good as his.   I finally decided his taste better because I didn’t have to make them.
Finally, I am sharing my “Top 10 Cookie Recipes” from my archives.
Easy Sugar Cookies – this recipe requires no rolling or cutting.  They are great plain or topped with frosting.  You could even use food coloring in the dough to make them look festive.
Cake Mix Cookies – this fun cookies all starts with a cake mix.  The variations are endless.   There are all kinds of fun mix ins you can find at the store on the baking isle to add to these.
Chocolate Chip Cookies – this is my favorite classic chocolate chip cookie recipe.
Root Beer Cookies – a yummy cookie version with root beer flavor.
Peanut Butter Cookies – my favorite peanut butter cookie recipe.  Make them with or without chocolate chips.
Homemade Oreos – these yummy cookies can be made festive by coloring the filling red or green.
Sugar Cookies – this is my go to recipe for cut out sugar cookies.
Ginger Snaps – another classic. Another of my go to recipes.  It’s nice and chewy.
Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies – another family favorite.  Also yummy to make with cinnamon chips.
Burke’s Crunch Cookies – another fun twist on the classic chocolate chip cookie with rice krispies and coconut.

Dinner’s on Me Cookie Exchange 2009?
With this post I am also participating in a virtual cookie exchange! What could be better, the actual cookies or course, but this is still fun.  Just imagine taking a big bite of the cookie below with a big glass of milk to chase it down.  There’s your virtual cookie exchange.

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Chocolate Chip Crunchewy Cookies

  • 3/4 cup shortening, butter flavor vegetable
  • 1-1/2 cups C&H Pure Cane Golden Brown Sugar
  • 2 tbsp.milk
  • 3/4 cup peanut butter, creamy style (reduced- fat OK)
  • 1 tsp.vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. salt (I’d reduce this to at least 3/4 tsp.)
  • 3/4 tsp.baking soda
  • 1-1/2 cups oats, old-fashioned rolled (I’d reduce this to 1 cup)
  • 1/2 cup Rice Krispies cereal
  • 1 cup Cap`n Crunch cereal
  • 1 (12 oz.) pkg. mini chocolate chips, mini (I’d reduce it to 1 cup)
  • 1/2 cup toffee bits
  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Butter cookie sheets or spray with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In bowl of electric mixer, combine first six ingredients and beat on medium speed until creamy.
  3. Add flour, salt, and baking soda and combine. Add oats, Rice Krispies, and Cap’n Crunch and mix.
  4. Stir in chocolate chips and toffee bits by hand.
  5. Drop batter by spoonfuls onto prepared cookie sheets. Using a spoon, slightly flatten the tops of the cookies.
  6. Bake 8 to 10 minutes. Cool on the sheets for two minutes; then cool completely on cooling rack.

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Cowboy Cookies

  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 2 cups old fashioned oats
  • 1 1/2 cup semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup walnuts (or can do more chocolate chips)
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In  large bowl of an electric mixer, cream the shortening,  brown sugar, and sugar.
  3. Add vanilla and the egg  and beat until well blended.
  4. Mix in the flour, baking soda, salt, and baking powder.
  5. Add oats, nuts, chocolate chips and mix until combined.
  6. Spoon cookie mixture onto greased cookie sheet. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes.
  7. Transfer the cookies to a wire rack to cool.

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I make Chip Crunchewy Cookies- my children like this

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Mangaº September 16, 2013 - 4:15 pm

Really Cool! i will do it tonight!!!

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Mangaº September 16, 2013 - 4:15 pm

Really Cool! i will do it tonight!!!

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Lorena June 1, 2013 - 1:54 pm

Hello, I make Chip Crunchewy Cookies- my children like this

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Lorena June 1, 2013 - 1:54 pm

Hello, I make Chip Crunchewy Cookies- my children like this

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Mandy September 26, 2010 - 12:33 pm

I can almost smell this already, it’s a shame I don’t have the ingredients in the house time, else I would’ve made one (or two ;)) directly.

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Mandy September 26, 2010 - 12:33 pm

I can almost smell this already, it’s a shame I don’t have the ingredients in the house time, else I would’ve made one (or two ;)) directly.

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Spruce Hill December 9, 2009 - 1:53 pm

Oh those looks so good! My hubby will love the captain crunch in them 🙂

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Spruce Hill December 9, 2009 - 1:53 pm

Oh those looks so good! My hubby will love the captain crunch in them 🙂

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[email protected] December 9, 2009 - 11:42 am

Two YUMMY!!! cookie recipe that my grand-daughter will making and better yet eating.
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Two YUMMY!!! cookie recipe that my grand-daughter will making and better yet eating.
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This is so cool! Love the Captain crunch idea!! Thanks for linking up to my Holiday Exchange too!!! https://bit.ly/cOOkBook

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@Susieqtpies December 8, 2009 - 2:54 pm

This is so cool! Love the Captain crunch idea!! Thanks for linking up to my Holiday Exchange too!!! https://bit.ly/cOOkBook

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Dezi Allen December 8, 2009 - 10:40 am

Cap’n Crunch in a cereal? How interesting!!

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Dezi Allen December 8, 2009 - 10:40 am

Cap’n Crunch in a cereal? How interesting!!

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Laura December 8, 2009 - 9:41 am

Oh, thanks Heather. I fixed it. It’s 2 cups flour.

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Laura December 8, 2009 - 9:41 am

Oh, thanks Heather. I fixed it. It’s 2 cups flour.

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Heather December 8, 2009 - 8:52 am

Oh – I mean in the cowboy cookies recipe….thanks!

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Heather December 8, 2009 - 8:52 am

Oh – I mean in the cowboy cookies recipe….thanks!

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Heather December 8, 2009 - 8:51 am

Hi! These look great, but you forgot to list the flour in the ingredients. I’d love to make them!

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Heather December 8, 2009 - 8:51 am

Hi! These look great, but you forgot to list the flour in the ingredients. I’d love to make them!

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