Yeehaw! Welcome to this post, devoted entirely to Vegan Cowboy Cookies!
What’s a cowboy cookie you may ask? Well, it’s basically an oatmeal chocolate chip cookie, elevated with a hefty dose of crunchy pecans and coconut. Some versions I’ve seen also add other nuts, and/or Cornflakes.
The first cowboy cookie I ever had was from Collectivo Coffee, which at the time was Alterra. Something about the combination of chewy oats, crunchy nuts, and oodles of chocolate sucked me right in and I became an instant fan.
Collectivo’s cowboy cookies contained not only pecans, but also walnuts. Seeing as I’ve been a walnut fanatic since I was a tiny tot, this only made me love the cookies more.
My cowboy cookie experience(s) as a youngin’ inspired me to add oats, nuts, and coconut shreds to my chocolate chip cookie creations.
In fact, I’d say more often than not, when I make chocolate chip cookies, I tend to add at the very minimum, oats and a nut.…