Boiled cookies

Thanks to Dorothy Jenkins of Arlington, Nebraska, for submitting this recipe! 


  • 2 cups sugar
  • ½ stick butter
  • ½ cup milk
  • 3 tbsp cocoa
  • 3 cups quick cooking oatmeal
  • ½ cup peanut butter
  • ½ cup nutmeats
  • 1 tsp vanilla


  • Combine sugar, butter, milk and cocoa in saucepan and boil for one minute.
  • Add oatmeal, peanut butter, nutmeats, and vanilla to saucepan and stir to combine.
  • Drop mixture by teaspoonful onto wax paper. Let cool until dry, and enjoy!

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