Chocolate and Vanilla No-Bake Butter Balls
  • ⅔ cup butter
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 1 Tbs water
  • ½ tsp vanilla
  • 2 cups uncooked Quaker Oats (quick or old-fashioned)
  • For Chocolate: Add 3 Tbs cocoa and 1 additional Tbs water
  1. Beat butter until creamy; add sugar and beat well. Add water, vanilla and oats; blend well. Chill.
  2. Shape into small balls. Roll in chopped nuts, colored sugar, chocolate shot or coconut. Decorate with gumdrops, candied cherries, chocolate pieces, cinnamon candies or pecan halves. Store in refrigerator.
Recipe by The Mid-Century Menu at