"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali
This recipe for Candied Cookies, by Marie Noe, is from The Elm Valley Community Cookbook ,
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2 c. sugar 1/2 c. milk 1 stick butter 4 Tbs. cocoa 2 1/2 c. quick-cooking oats 1/4 c. chopped nuts 2 tsp. vanilla 1/2 c. peanut butter
Cook sugar, milk, butter and cocoa for 1 1/2 minutes; start counting time when mixture has reached a full rolling boil. Remove from heat. Add remaining ingredients. Beat until mixture is well blended. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto waxed paper. Cool and serve.
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