1/2 cup butter
2 cups light brown sugar
1/2 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 cusp quick oats (uncooked)
3/4 cup chopped nuts
Combine nuts, oats and vanilla extract in a bowl and set aside.
Combine brown sugar, butter, and milk in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Boil 1 minute (start timing once the boil starts). Pour over nuts, oats and vanilla extract. Mix. Drop by teaspoonsful onto wax paper. Cool.
NOTE: For chocolate drops use 2 cups granulated sugar and 1/2 cup cocoa. You can also add peanut butter and/or chocolate chips, carob chips, coconut, etc. to the oatmeal/nut mixture before pouring the hot sugar mixture over.