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Default Cookie or bar cookie recipe for my radiation guys

On 8/25/2014 9:26 PM, zxcvbob wrote:
> On 8/25/2014 8:14 PM, Janet Wilder wrote:
>> On 8/25/2014 8:07 PM, zxcvbob wrote:
>>>> "Janet Wilder" > wrote in message
>>>>> I have the two cutest, nicest technicians who do my radiation. They
>>>>> are so helpful, sympathetic and gentle without ever being
>>>>> condescending.
>>>>> If I'm feeling up to it later this week, I'd like to make them some
>>>>> goodies.
>>>>> I was thinking of drop cookies or bar cookies which would not be a
>>>>> fuss and would be easy for them to store.
>>>>> My guys are of Mexican heritage, so I don't want to make anything
>>>>> ethnic, just something nice, easy for me and tasty for them.
>>>>> Would appreciate any ideas, preferably those using stuff one has in
>>>>> the house.
>>> Everybody loves these. And they are so easy to make:
>>> *No Bake Cookies*
>>> 1/2 C water
>>> 1/2 C cocoa
>>> 2 C sugar
>>> 6 Tbsp butter or margarine
>>> 2 tsp vanilla
>>> 3/4 C peanut butter (smooth or chunky, both work)
>>> 3 C "quick" rolled oats
>>> Bring water and cocoa to a boil; stir with a whisk. Add sugar and
>>> butter, and simmer until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat and stir
>>> in peanut butter and vanilla. Add oats and mix well with a spoon. Cool
>>> slightly, and drop by heaping tablespoonfuls onto wax paper.
>>> You can substitute old fashioned rolled oats for half of the quick oats
>>> to give them a little more texture.
>>> HTH, Bob

>> You don't bake them?

> No, the oats absorb all the moisture and soften a bit. They set up into
> something between a cookie and a candy. (closer to a cookie in sweetness)
> Bob

Sounds tasty and quite easy to me! I have all the ingredients so I'm
saving this one. Thanks, Bob!