No-Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies
1 1/2 Cups sugar
1/2 Cup margarine
1/3 Cup milk
1/4 Cup pecans -- chopped
1/4 Cup dried coconut
2 Cups oats -- quick-cooking
6 Ounces chocolate -- small pieces
2 Tablespoons candied citrus peel
* Use candied lemon peel or other fruit peels if preferred.
1. Fit the steel knife blade into the work bowl of a food
processor. Process sugar, margarine and milk until mixture is smooth. Add pecans, coconut, orange peel, oatmeal and chocolate pieces (use semi-sweet for best taste). Process with 5-6 quick on/off motions to mix well. 2. Line cookie sheets with waxed paper. Drop mixture by
teaspoonfuls onto waxed paper. Refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving. To store, put into an airtight container and refrigerate.