1/2 c milk
1/2 c butter or margarine
3 c quick oats
2 tsp vanilla
3 tbsp cocoa
Put sugar, milk, and margarine in saucepan over medium and bring to a boil, keeping it stirred occasionally. Cook until soft ball stage. Remove from heat and stir in the oats cocoa and vanilla.
Use ice cream scoop to drop onto wax paper. Let cool (yeah right). Store in an airtight container.
Other things you can stir in: 1/2 cup peanut butter, stir in after the mix hits soft ball, stir until it melts in. Proceed like normal
1c coconut - stir in with oats.
Raisins, peanuts, etc.