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Vegan Cowboy Cookies - Hell Yeah It's Vegan!
Don’t get hung up on their lousy name; cowboy cookies are actually really delicious. I brought three dozen of these giant cookies on a flight to Iowa once, and my two brothers devoured every last one in six hours flat. Another time I brought them on a three hour road trip to Portland, Maine, and they were gone before the six of us climbed out of the van. They routinely get gobbled up so quickly that I haven’t ever actually managed to snap a picture of the finished product and was forced to bake another batch this weekend to photograph for you all. How I suffer for my art! Though it seems these everything-but-the-kitchen-sink cookies might be commonplace in the South, I had never even heard of them until I moved to Philly, when I reached into the refrigerator of my food co-op around picked up a heavy cookie the size of my hand. “Cowboy Cookie,” I read. Huh. That particular cookie came from Vegan Treats, an awesome vegan bakery that has long been supplying scrumptious goodies — s’mores cheesecake, brownies piled high with peanut butter frosting, and cookies ‘n’ cream-filled donuts — to grocery stores and restaurants in the …