John's Favorite No-Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

Kathy Brewer

By
@KayLBee

An old standby for a quick sugar fix, deliciously simple.


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Prep:

20 Min

Ingredients

2 c
sugar
2 Tbsp
cocoa, unsweetened
1 stick
butter
1/2 c
milk
1/2 c
peanut butter, creamy or crunchy
3 c
oats, quick cooking

OPTIONAL

1/2 tsp
cinnamon, ground

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine sugar, cocoa (and cinnamon if desired) in a saucepan. Stir in milk until well blended. Add stick of butter.
2
Cook over medium high heat, stirring constantly until mixture comes to a boil.
3
Continue cooking at a full boil for exactly two minutes, then remove from heat.
4
Quickly add peanut butter and mix, then add oats and mix just until incorporated.
5
Working quickly, drop onto waxed paper with a cookie scoop or tablespoon. Allow to cool. Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Candies, Other Snacks
Other Tag: Quick & Easy