No-Bake Cocoa Oatmeal Cookies

Nelda Carnley


My grandmother use to make these for us all the time when we were kids. Since I didn't have her recipe I had to find one. This recipe is from Better Homes and Garden cookie book.

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5 Min


5 Min


Stove Top


2 c
1/4 c
unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 c
1/2 c
butter or margarine
1 Tbsp
light corn syrup
1/4 c
peanut butter
2 c
quick cooking oats

Directions Step-By-Step

In a heavy saucepan stir together sugar and cocoa powder. Stir in milk. Add margarine or butter and corn syrup. Bring to boiling, stirring occasionally. Boil vigorously for 3 minutes. Stir peanut butter into mixture in saucepan till smooth. Then stir in rolled oats till well combined. Return mixture to boiling. Remove from heat. Using a wooden spoon, beat mixture till slightly thickened. Immediately drop mixture from a rounded teaspoon on a waxed paper lined cookie sheet. If mixture spreads too much , beat it a little longer. Cool.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy