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Chocolate No-Bake Cookies

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"Both children and adults like this cookie!"

Ingredients

2 cups sugar
2 squares unsweetened chocolate
1/2 cup milk
1 stick (1/2 cup) margarine
1 cup smooth or crunchy peanut butter
1 teaspoon vanilla
4 cups quick-cooking oats, uncooked

Instructions

In a large, heavy saucepan, cook sugar, chocolate, milk and margarine until a softball stage is reached on a candy thermometer. Take saucepan off burner and quickly add peanut butter, then vanilla, and lastly oats until well mixed. Quickly scoop out a large tablespoon of mixture and place on a piece of wax paper until cool. You may press mixture together into a ball shape if desired.

Kathy Demetri
Moline



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