No-Bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Cookies

Cecilia Myers

By
@SugarDumpling

A childhood favorite, this is fast and easy to do with children. Serve with a tall glass of milk!

Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
Serves:
36 cookies
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1 c
sugar
1/2 c
(1 stick) butter
1/2 c
unsweetened cocoa
1/2 c
low-fat milk
1/4 tsp
salt
1/2 c
peanut butter, smooth or (my favorite) crunchy
3 1/2 c
quick-cooking oatmeal

Step-By-Step

1In a large saucepan, bring sugar, butter, cocoa, milk and salt to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat and cook, stirring, as mixture simmers, about 2 minutes.
2Remove from heat and stir in peanut butter until it melts. Then stir in oatmeal.
3Drop from a teaspoon onto wax paper or aluminum foil and let cool completely.

Store in airtight container for up to a week.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #peanutbutter, #cookie