Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Caramel Popcorn

4 bags popped microwave buttered popcorn
1 cube butter
1 cup corn syrup
2 1/2 cups brown sugar
1 can sweetened condensed milk
Boil everything but the milk for 1 minute. Add milk. Bring to boil again. Add 1 tsp vanilla. Remove from heat. Pour over popcorn.

(I usually 1/2 the recipe then make the other half a few days later)

No Bake Peanut Butter Cookies

1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup butter
2 cups sugar
3 cups rolled oats
3 Tbsp. cocoa
1 tsp. vanilla
2/3 cup peanut butter
1 cup flaked coconut (optional)

In saucepan, mix milk, butter, and sugar; cook over medium heat until mixture comes to rolling boil. Cook 1 minute longer. Remove from heat and add oats, cocoa, vanilla, peanut butter, and coconut. Mix thoroughly. Drop from teaspoon on waxed paper. Allow to set until cooled to room temperature. Makes 6 dozen