Gourmet Reindeer Poop
1/2 cup butter
2 cups granulated sugar
1/2 cup milk
2 teaspoons cocoa
1/2 cup peanut butter
3 cups oatmeal -- not instant
1/2 cup chopped nuts -- optional
Mix butter, sugar, milk and cocoa together in a large saucepan.
Bring to a boil, stirring constantly; boil for 1 minute. Remove from
heat and stir in remaining ingredients. Drop by teaspoon full
(larger or smaller as desired) onto wax paper and let harden. They
will set up in about 30-60 minutes.
These will keep for several days without refrigerating, up to 2
weeks refrigerated and 2-3 months frozen. Pack into ziplock sandwich
bags or a large mason jar.
Attach the following note to each bag or jar:
I woke up with such scare when I heard Santa call... "Now dash away,
dash away, dash away all!"
I ran to the lawn and in the snowy white drifts, those nasty
reindeer had left "little gifts". I got an old shovel and started to
scoop, neat little piles of "Reindeer Poop!" But to throw them away,
seemed such a waste, so I saved them, thinking-you might like a
taste! As I finished my task, which took quite awhile, Old Santa,
passed by and he sheepishly smiled. And I heard him exclaim as he
was in the sky... "Well they're not potty trained, but at least they