Friday's Recipe from Mom, may have come from a 4-H Cook Book. She taught us Cooking, along with Sewing and Ceramics.
It is summer time, we do not need the heat from an oven. Enjoy
Cookies without Baking
2 C Sugar
1/2 C Butter or oleo
1/8th tsp Salt
1/2 Cup Milk
Boil this ingredient one Minute.
3 Cups Oatmeal
3/4 Cup Peanut Butter
1 Tsp Vanilla
1/3 Cup Cocoa
Nuts may be added
Mix well, Drop on greased wax paper or cookie sheet, stand until firm.
Now comes the fun part. I have made this so many times that I learned to vary the recipe.
If can not have Cocoa leave it out, add wee 1/3c more oatmeal or
coconut can be used.
I have left out the peanut butter and used almond butter and coconut.
I have made this double batches easily.
I have added raisins to the original mixture.
It is a recipe you can play with and find many variants.
This was given to me when I left home a married woman in the early 1960's. But we had been making it for years already. In fact sent it to him overseas.
When husband went over seas I moved back home, starting our own home when he returned in 1961,
Lemoore Naval Air Station Plank Owner meaning original base member no. 54.