These cookies are yummy and chewy and you can jazz them up in any number of ways. They are so versatile.
|3||cups quick cooking rolled oats|
|⅔||cup peanut butter|
|½||cup chopped peanuts (optional)|
|½||cup (1 stick) butter|
|⅓||cup Hershey's cocoa|
|2||tsp. vanilla extract|
Line cookie sheet with wax paper or parchment. Measure oats, peanut butter, and peanuts; set aside. Combine sugar, butter, milk, and cocoa in medium sauce pan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a rolling boil. Remove from heat. Add oats, peanut butter, peanuts, and vanilla stir quickly, mixing well. Immediately drop mixture by heaping tsp. onto paper. Cool. Store in cool dry place.