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Kristina grew up in a small farming community in southwest Iowa. Today, she lives on five acres in the country while running her own consulting business in the city. Her website, www.kristinashouse.com, features homemaking, gardening, travel, entertainment, business and technology tips. In the kitchen, Kristina bridges the recipes of her past to the new flavors and fashionable foods of today. In business, she combines a Midwest work ethic with trendy tech tools. Join her each week for flashbacks and fast-forwards. To contact her, e-mail: Kristina@kristinashouse.com.
This recipe was featured in a cookbook put together by my hometown. It was submitted by my Aunt Kathy with a note that it is one of my Dad’s favorite cookies. It is a great NO BAKE cookie. So easy. For those of you who enjoy pinterest – we have it pinned there too. Click the title - Charlie's Chocolate Cookies - to see it on the website. And if you are looking for a great holiday pie, Aunt Kathy’s Chocolate Cream Pie recipe is in the recipe list below. Enjoy!
Charlie’s Chocolate Cookies
2 cups sugar
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup butter
3 cups quick oats
1/2 cup cocoa
1 cup coconut
1 teaspoon vanilla
Bring sugar, milk and butter to a full rolling boil. Pour over oatmeal, cocoa, coconut and vanilla. Stir well and drop by spoonful onto waxed paper.
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