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Wild West Trail Cookies

Wild West Trail CookiesThese cookies are great to take along hiking or camping! Mini semi-sweet chocolate morsels, quick cooking oats, wheat germ, pecans and coconut team up for a hearty treat. Recipe developed by Gina Krzyzanowski of Neillsville, Wisconsin.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
2 teaspoons baking powder
4 large eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 cups (a 12-ounce package) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Mini Morsels
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups toasted wheat germ
1 cup chopped pecans
2/3 cup quick oats
2/3 cup sweetened flaked coconut

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Beat butter in very large mixer bowl on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add granulated sugar, brown sugar and baking powder. Beat until combined. Add eggs and vanilla extract; beat until combined. Stir in mini morsels, flour, wheat germ, pecans, oats and coconut. Drop by rounded measuring tablespoons 2 inches apart onto ungreased baking sheets.
  3. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.

Makes 48 cookies.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/48 of recipe): Calories: 160; Calories from Fat: 80; Total Fat: 9g; Saturated Fat: 4.5g; Cholesterol: 30mg; Sodium: 60mg; Carbohydrates: 20g; Dietary Fiber: 1g; Sugars: 13g; Protein: 3g.

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® and, used with permission.