Cowboy Cookies
Contributed by docj

2c sifted flour
1 c brown sugar, firmly packed
1t soda
2 eggs 1t salt
2 c rolled oats
1/2t baking powder
1 t vanilla
1c granulated sugar
1 pkg semi-sweet chocolate
1c shortening

Sift together and set aside flour, soda, salt, and baking powder. Blend together shortening and sugars. Add eggs, and beat until light and fluffy. Add flour mixture and mix well. Add rolled oats, vanilla, chocolate. Dough is crumbly. Drop by teaspoonfuls on a greased cookie sheet and bake 15 minutes at 350 degrees.