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Boiled Chocolate-Oatmeal Cookies

Servings: Makes 4 to 5 dozen cookies
2 cups granulated sugar
3 Tbsp. cocoa
1/2 cup milk
1/4 cup (2 oz/4 Tbsp./56g) butter or margarine
3 cups quick cooking oats
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1/2 cup peanut better (any kind, I've used plain and crunchy)
1/2 to 1 cup chopped nuts (optional)

1. Bring to a boil sugar, cocoa, milk and butter. Cook for one minute.

2. Remove mixture from heat and quickly add oats, peanut butter, vanilla and nuts (nuts are an optional ingredient).

3. Drop by teaspoonfuls on waxed paper. Let stand 1/2 hour until completely cooled.

Makes 4 to 5 dozen cookies.

Source: My Mother Ruby Taylor's Collection
Submitted By: Wesley Taylor
Date: August 26, 2004