Chocolate Cowboy Cookies
3/4 cup flour
1/4 cup cocoa (Hershey's or equivalent)
1/2 teaspoon soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 cup margarine or shortening
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar (firmly packed)
1 cup quick oats
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup chocolate chips
Optional: 1/2 cup chopped nuts
Sift together and set aside flour, cocoa, soda, salt and baking powder.
Blend together shortening and sugars. Add egg and beat until light and fluffy.
Add flour mixture, mix well. Add oats, vanilla, chocolate chips and nuts if used.
Drop by teaspoon onto greased cookie sheet.
Bake at 350° for 10 minutes for soft cookies, or 12 minutes for crisp cookies.