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Great Aunt Mabel's "Boiled Cookies" Recipe

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This recipe for Great Aunt Mabel's "Boiled Cookies", by , is from The Whitcher Family Descendants Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Debbie Davenport Fedele 1949
Added: Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c. sugar
1/2 c. margarine
1/2 c. milk
3 TBSP cocoa
1/2 c. peanut butter [creamy]
3 c. quick cooking oatmeal
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 c. raisins or nuts

Directions:
Directions:
Put the first four ingredients in a large saucepan and bring to a boil for one minute. Quickly beat in the remaining ingredients.
Drop by teaspoonful onto waxed paper and let set for one half hour.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Our brother Gilbert, used to call us from the "kids phone" in the den, when I was in the kitchen, and ask me to make these. Long, long time ago...

When we moved to Ohio, I learned that my friend's family calls these "Bear Shit" cookies!

 

 

 

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