No-Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

         Yield: 36 Servings
Categories: Chocolate, Desserts

1 1/2 c Sugar 1/2 c Margarine 1/3 c Milk 1/4 c Pecans -- chopped 1/4 c Dried coconut 2 c Oats -- quick-cooking 6 oz Chocolate -- small pieces 2 tb 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. Recipe By : Jo Anne Merrill