This recipe for Boiled Chocolate Oatmeal cookies, by Lisa English, is from Food for the Soul,
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2 c sugar 1/2 c butter 1/2 c cocoa 1/2 c milk 3 c quick cooking oats 1/2 c chopped nuts 1 tsp vanilla
Mix sugar, butter, cocoa and milk in saucepan. Bring to a boil quickly. Reduce heat to medium, and boil 3 or 4 minutes or until a little dropped into cold water forms a soft ball (234º). Remove from heat, stir in rolled oats, nuts, and vanilla. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto waxed paper, let stand until hardened. Store in refrigerator.
From my middle school cookbook 40 years ago. It was also in my son's 8th grade cookbook...
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