Everything-but-the-Kitchen-Sink Cookies

Preparation info

  • Makes

    4 to 5 Dozen

    • Difficulty


Appears in

Sticky, Chewy, Messy, Gooey: Desserts for the Serious Sweet Tooth

Sticky, Chewy, Messy, Gooey

By Jill O'Connor

Published 2007

  • About

I learned to make these rugged, chewy, palm-size cookies, called Ranger Cookies, the summer I worked at Mountain Meadow Ranch in California’s Trinity Alps. They are bag-lunch favorites with the avid hikers, backpackers, nature photographers, and families who made the long, bone-rattling trek up dusty Coffee Creek Road to visit the mountain resort every summer. Mountain Meadow cooks have been baking these tasty cookies for years, and everyone has fiddled with the original recipe, leaving the