Friday, December 23, 2011

Reindeer Poop

Have you ever tasted Reindeer Poop? Before you get nervous its okay you can eat it.  My fiver year old and I made some today.  Was a lot of fun, and a wonderful family night for this time of the year. Here is the recipe.


1/2 cup butter
2 cups granulated sugar
1/2 cup milk
2 tsp cocoa
1/2 cup peanut butter
3 cups oatmeal - not instant
1/2 cup chopped nuts - Optional

Mix the first four ingredients in a saucepan

Stirring constantly bring to a boil

Boil for 1 minute

Remove from the heat and add the peanut butter and oatmeal. You may also add optional nuts in this step.

Drop by tsps. onto wax paper.

Let dry for 30 - 60 minutes

He was a little nervous at first, but decided he loved them!

Note:  Will last several days without refrigeration, 2 weeks in refrigerator, or 2 - 3 months in freezer.

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