Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: none, but takes about 1 hour to cool in fridge
Serves: 18-30 (depending on size)
Dietary guidance: v
1. 1/2 cup butter
2. 1/2 cup milk
3. 1 1/2 cups of sugar
4. 8 tbsp of cocoa
5. 3 cups of oats
6. 1 cup of coconut
Melt butter in a large saucepan and bring to boil with milk. Add sugar and stir until dissolved. Add cocoa and mix well.
Remove from heat and add oats and coconut. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto a greased cookie sheet and let cool in refridgerator until cookies are hard.
*** Note: The original receipe called for 2 cups of sugar. I find that 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 is plenty.
*** Note: You can substitute splenda or something for sugar.