I got this recipe from a father of one of my Girl Scouts in Mississippi in 1973. It's a favorite at my house and the Girl Scout is now the mother of my four grandchildren. Enjoy!
INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):
- 1/2 cup butter
- 2 cups white sugar
- 1/2 cup milk
- 4 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1/2 cup peanut butter
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 3 cups quick cooking oats
Bring margarine, sugar, milk and cocoa to boil. Let boil for exactly 1 minute and 30 seconds.
Remove from heat, stir in vanilla and peanut butter. Then stir in oats.
Quickly drop by large tablespoon onto wax paper laid on top of newpaper. Let cool, peel from paper and turn over to finish drying.
Store in closed container.