Myrna's Uncooked Cookies

READY IN: 30mins
YIELD: 24 cookies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Please read all steps before starting! Gather all your ingredients, measuring cups, spoons and lay out a couple feet of wax paper, it all comes together very quickly.
  • In a pot over medium high heat, add your butter or margarine and melt, try not to boil.
  • When the butter is melted add the milk THEN sugar, stir only enough to mix the sugar into the mixture.
  • Add the cocoa, using the back side of a spoon, press any cocoa lumps against the side of the pot (stir as sparingly as possible).
  • When the mixture comes to a boil add the vanilla, gently stir in (again, only a couple of stirs).
  • Let boil for about 1 1/2 minutes (2 minutes maximum),.
  • Take off the burner and add the oatmeal, roll the oatmeal in, again gently, minimizing the stirring (you may have to add a bit more (1/4 cup maybe) than 3 cups of oatmeal if the mixture is not thick enough to build mounds).
  • Drop onto the wax paper in whatever size cookies you desire, and let set up for awhile (which is usually about 5 minutes at our house.).
  • This will yield about 24 cookies, you can easily double the recipe, which I always do as they will go quick and they do keep well -- Hope you enjoy and will provide feedback -- :o).
  • NOTE: over stirring and/or over boiling will result in the cookies setting up too hard and they dry out too quickly.
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