Oatmeal-Nut-Chocolate Cookies

  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • ½ cup shortening
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • ¾ cup packed brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 ⅓ cups all-purpose flour
  • ⅓ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 ½ cups rolled oats
  • 6 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 6 ounces peanut butter chips
  • 1 cup chopped pecans, chopped

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, combine butter and shortening. Beat with electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add sugars, baking powder, baking soda, and salt; beat until combined.

Beat in eggs and vanilla. Add flour and cocoa powder; beat on low speed until combined. Stir in oats, semisweet chips, white baking chips, and nuts.

Drop walnut-size pieces dough 3 inches apart onto greased cookie sheet. Bake for 12 to 14 minutes or just until edges are firm and centers are set. Cool on cookie sheet for 1 minute. Transfer cookies to wire rack; cool.

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