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Take a tour of American regional cookie recipes

By: Lindsey Reynolds on Dec. 18, 2019, 3:59 p.m.
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Texas' cowboy cookies

Legend has it that Former First Lady Laura Bush came up with these chunky cookies during a magazine bake-off for presidential candidates. (She beat out Tipper Gore's ginger snap recipe.) Just like the Lone Star State, these cookies are big and full of flavor; they're stuffed with chocolate chips — natch — but also flake coconut, pecans, rolled oats and, sometimes, corn flakes.

Get the recipe here.