Recipe courtesy of Linda Gurley

Laura's House Famous Mud Pies

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 7 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook: 2 min
  • Yield: Varies - it depends on what size you want to make, which is
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2 cups milk

1 pound butter

8 cups sugar

1 cup cocoa powder

1/4 cup vanilla extract

3/4 cup peanut butter

2 1/2 cups quick-cooking oats


  1. In a medium saucepan bring milk, butter, sugar, and cocoa to a boil while stirring constantly. Boil for about 1 1/2 minutes. Add vanilla and peanut butter and stir well. Stir in oatmeal. Drop by any size onto waxed paper. Let cool and dry in a warm, dry place.