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Boiled Chocolate Oatmeal Drop Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Boiled Chocolate Oatmeal Drop Cookies, by , is from The TTU CDL Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Shanna Muncy, College of Education, TTU
Added: Thursday, November 1, 2007

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
8 tablespoons butter (margarine or liquid fat free butter substitute)
2 cups sugar
3 heaping tablespoons cocoa or 2 squares chocolate
1/2 cup milk (skim milk can be substituted)
3 cups dry oatmeal
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup pecan pieces (optional)

Directions:
Directions:
Spray a pan with non stick cooking spray. Melt butter slowly. Add sugar, cocoa and milk. Stir occasionally while the mixture comes to a boil. Once the mixture comes to a boil, stir and boil the mixture for 3 minutes. Remove from heat. Add vanilla extract and stir mixture. Quickly add the oatmeal (and nuts if using) and stir. (If using the butter substitute, increase dry oatmeal to 3-1/2 cups to help thicken the mixture.) Drop by spoon onto greased cookie sheet or waxed paper and allow to cool uncovered. Refrigerate cookies after 5 minutes.

 

 

 

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