Catshit Cookies

Let me go on record as saying that the most important cookbook you’re going to give any female relative Of a Certain Age is going to be Jill Conner Browne’s The Sweet Potato Queen’s Big-Ass Cookbook (and Financial Planner). This work is not so much a cookbook as it is an exercise in sheer, unadulterated attitude, a book about living life to its fullest, and the recipes are more often than not wonderful and indulgent. This is where I first ran up on what polite people call “cat poop” cookies. They’re great for Halloween, but also fun for kid’s parties. Here’s Jill’s recipe:

“Just put 1 stick butter, 1/2 cup cocoa, 2 cups sugar, and ‘/2 cup milk in a pan and cook it just until it bubbles a little bit around the sides. Then take it off the heat and dump in 3 cups Quick Oatmeal, ‘/2 cup peanut butter, and I running. over teaspoon vanilla. Stir it up and drop globs of it onto waxed paper and let it cool. (Cooling is, of course, optional.)” Serve in a shallow pan over crushed cereal or nuts. Provide a slotted spoon for scooping.

2 Replies to “Catshit Cookies”

  1. Hey, hunny! Thanks for this! So kind of you to think of me & to include this deceptively yummy recipe! One slight correction on the book title though! It’s the BIG ASS COOKBOOK & FINANCIAL PLANNER—but your slip gives me a great idea! xxoojill

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