Two-Minute Cookies Recipe

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Two-Minute Cookies Recipe

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My mom used to pack these cookies into our school lunches. They're inexpensive and easy to prepare, so all seven of us children learned to make them. Now they're also a favorite of my two children's.
MAKES:
18 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:
18 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 cups quick-cooking oats or old-fashioned oats
  • 5 tablespoons baking cocoa
  • 1/2 cup raisins, chopped nuts or sweetened shredded coconut

Directions

In a large saucepan, heat butter, milk and sugar. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Boil for 1 minute.
Remove from the heat. Stir in the oats, cocoa, raisins, nuts or coconut. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto waxed paper. Cool. Yield: about 3 dozen.
Originally published as Two-Minute Cookies in Country Woman November/December 1991, p35

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 203 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 56mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (24g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein.

  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 cups quick-cooking oats or old-fashioned oats
  • 5 tablespoons baking cocoa
  • 1/2 cup raisins, chopped nuts or sweetened shredded coconut
  1. In a large saucepan, heat butter, milk and sugar. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Boil for 1 minute.
  2. Remove from the heat. Stir in the oats, cocoa, raisins, nuts or coconut. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto waxed paper. Cool. Yield: about 3 dozen.
Originally published as Two-Minute Cookies in Country Woman November/December 1991, p35

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