3 cups of rolled oats.
1 tsp of vanilla.
1 cup of chopped nuts (optional).
½ cup of butter.
2 cups of sugar.
½ cup of evaporated milk.
½ cup of cocoa powder.
In a bowl, mix together oats, vanilla and nuts.
Over medium low heat, bring to a boil sugar, cocoa and evaporated milk while stirring and boil for 2 minutes. Turn off the heat.
Add in the butter and whisk to melt.
While still hot, add the oat mixture and stir to coat.
On wax paper, drop the mixture by spoonful and let cool for 2 hours at least.