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My grandpa made these himself quite often, especially at Christmas time. Quick, easy, and no baking required! Also, try walnuts in place of the peanuts for a different version.

Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
5 mins
additional:
15 mins
total:
30 mins
Servings:
72
Yield:
6 dozen cookies
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Ingredients

72
Original recipe yields 72 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Mix the oats, coconut, peanuts, and raisins together in a large bowl.

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  • Stir the sugar, milk, butter, and cocoa powder together in a saucepan and bring to a boil; boil for 1 minute and immediately remove from heat. Stir the vanilla into the cocoa mixture; pour over the oat mixture and stir to coat. Scoop heaping tablespoonfuls of the mixture and drop into haystack-like piles onto waxed paper; allow to cool completely before serving.

Nutrition Facts

65 calories; protein 1.1g; carbohydrates 10.9g; fat 2.2g; cholesterol 1.8mg; sodium 25.2mg. Full Nutrition
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