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Quick chocolate-oatmeal drops. A classic!

Makes about 36

1/2 cup cocoa
2 cups granulated sugar
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup butter
1 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 cup flaked coconut
3 cups quick-cooking rolled oats

Line two baking sheets with waxed paper. In a large saucepan, stir together cocoa, sugar, milk and butter. Boil for 5 minutes, then remove from heat. (Note: boiling time is CRUCIAL...too long and they will turn out dry and crumbly. Not long enough, and they won't set up at all.) Stir in vanilla extract, coconut and oats. Combine well. Drop by tablespoonfulls onto prepared cookie sheets. Refrigerate 1 hour or until set. Keep refrigerated. Makes 3-4 dozen cookies.

Note: Photo by Alibree under Creative Commons license.

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Reviews of Frogs:

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  Patrick in Georgia  May 27, 2019
Would make this again.
Two things:

1. Use old-fashioned oats, not quick-cooking oats. They're larger and will absorb more liquid. Will also give the cookies more volume.

2. Boil for *6* minutes. Start the timer right when it begins to boil.
3 stars

  A cookie baker  Aug 30, 2018
Would not make this again.
Very disappointed, I'm not a baker, hence when I do I follow directions to a "T". I boiled,as the recipe states, for 5 mins...I couldn't even form a ball as they didn't bind.I ended up with chocolate oatmeal crumble. A total waste unfortunately... 1 star

  darlene geldart in british columbia  Dec 23, 2014
Would make this again.
my hubbys mom made these for Christmas every year. she is now 100yrs old. 5 stars

  A cookie baker  Dec 8, 2014
Would make this again.
My mom use to make these we called them kaka cookies...well because they looked like... you know. Lol. 5 stars

  A cookie baker  Oct 28, 2014
Would make this again.
My recipe calls for 1/2 PB before the you add the dry stuff 5 stars

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