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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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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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

Step-By-Step

1Combine sugar, cocoa (and cinnamon if desired) in a saucepan. Stir in milk until well blended. Add stick of butter.

2Cook over medium high heat, stirring constantly until mixture comes to a boil.

3Continue cooking at a full boil for exactly two minutes, then remove from heat.

4Quickly add peanut butter and mix, then add oats and mix just until incorporated.

5Working 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