Makes 3 dozen.
1/2 - cup (1 stick) butter or margarine, cut into pieces
1/2 - cup milk
2 - cups sugar
1/3 - cup cocoa or Dutch Processed cocoa
1 - teaspoon salt
1 - teaspoon vanilla extract
4 - cup quick-cooking oats
Line tray or cookie sheet with wax paper.
- Combine butter and milk in large microwave-safe bowl.
at HIGH (100%) 1 minute or until butter is melted when stirred;
stir in sugar and cocoa until well blended.
- Microwave at HIGH
1-1/2 minutes; stir.
- Microwave at HIGH an additional 1-1/2 to 3
minutes or until sugar is completely dissolved and mixture is hot
and bubbly on surface; carefully stir in salt, vanilla and oats.
- Drop by tablespoons onto prepared tray; flatten slightly.
stand until firm.
- If necessary, cover and refrigerate until firm.