Favorite Oatmeal Candy

Favorite Oatmeal Candy Recipe

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Maddie Bell


Always a holiday favorite (makes a great gift!), I even make this anytime of year when I need a quick pick-me-up. This recipe goes by fairly quickly, so I like to have all my ingredients pre-measured so I can just toss them in.


★★★★★ 1 vote

5 Min
10 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 stick
    butter, softened
  • 2 c
  • 1/4 c
    cocoa powder
  • 1/2 c
    milk, whole
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 c
    peanut butter, creamy
  • 3 c
    oats, quick cooking

How to Make Favorite Oatmeal Candy


  1. Melt butter in large saucepan. Stir in sugar, cocoa powder and milk. Stirr continually and bring to a boil.
  2. Add vanilla and peanut butter, quickly stirring to blend until creamy.
  3. Remove from heat and stir in oats until blended. Stir until it holds a shape.
  4. Dip out teaspoonfuls onto waxed paper and allow to cool until firm. When cool, store in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks.

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About Favorite Oatmeal Candy

Course/Dish: Candies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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