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                         Green Grassy Cow Patties^
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Halloween
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    3      ounces        Package lime jello
    1      cup           Hot water
    1      cup           Sweetened shredded coconut
      1/2  pound         Butter -- softened
      2/3  cup           Firmly packed brown sugar
      1/4  cup           Sugar
    2                    Eggs
    2      tablespoons   Milk
    2      teaspoons     Vanilla
    1 3/4  cups          Flour
    1      teaspoon      Baking soda
      1/2  teaspoon      Salt
    2 1/2  cups          Old fashioned oats
    1      cup           Chopped walnuts
    1      cup           Currants
    2      small         Bowls
 lg Mixing bowl Slotted spoon Paper towels lg Spoon Cookie sheet Spatula Wire
 coolling rack
  With an adult’s help, preheat oven to 375F.
   Mix jello and hot water in a small bowl. Stir until jello is dissolved. Add the
 shredded coconut, stir and set the bowl aside.
  Beat the butter and sugars until creamy. Add the eggs, milk and vanilla and
 beat again. Set aside.
  Combine the flour, baking soda and salt in a small bowl. Add this to the big
 bowl and stir well. Stir in oats, nuts and currants and mix.
  With a slotted spoon, separate the shredded coconut from the gelatin and set
 the coconut on a few paper towels to drain. Place another 2 paper towels on top
 of the coconut and press, squeezing out any liquid.
 The leftover jello is not needed. Add a cup of
  Spoon out tablespoon sized lumps of dough and place them 1-2 apart on an
 ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 9-10 minutes until golden brown. Allow lumps (which
 should now be shaped like steaming patties) to cool on cookie sheet for 1
 minute. Then, put on wire
  From the Book: Gross Grub by Cheryl Porter Random House ISBN 0-679-86693-0
  Shared by Carolyn Shaw 10-95
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