The hours between lunch and dinner often can stretch beyond the hopeful six to seven. Pockets filled with cookies, dried fruit and other snacks run dry when shared with ones’ eye batting cayuse. Holes in bottom of pockets can also leave Hansel and Gretel-like trails behind in the dust. Therefore, with the many involuntary reasons of a Cowpuncher’s hunger; dieting is not a habit cowboys, nor cowgirls voluntarily practice.
Cowboy Cookies for Your Pockets
1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
1/2 cup applesauce
1/2 cup peanut butter
1 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
1 cup chopped unsalted peanuts
*Cream butter, applesauce, peanut butter, vanilla and eggs one at a time. Mix dry ingredients and add to batter. Stir in chocolate and peanuts. Bake 12-14 min @ 350.
*These cookies are pocket tested, and saddle-bag tried. You may find more of my recipes at cookingforcowboys.com