lady bird johnson’s quick peanut candy

Lady Bird Johnson’s Quick Peanut Candy

1/2 cup (1 stick) margarine
3 tablespoons cocoa
1 3/4 cups quick oats
1 cup chopped peanuts (can use roasted,
    lightly salted peanuts)
2 cups granulated sugar
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup peanut butter

In a large skillet, combine margarine, sugar, cocoa and milk. Bring to a boil and boil for 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and add oats, peanut butter and peanuts. Stir to blend well. Let cool and drop by teaspoons on wax paper.

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