no-bake peanut butter chocolate cookies

★★★★★ 3
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By Cecilia Myers
from Fort Lauderdale, FL

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

★★★★★ 3
serves 36 cookies
method Stove Top

Ingredients For no-bake peanut butter chocolate cookies

  • 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

How To Make no-bake peanut butter chocolate cookies

  • 1
    In 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.
  • 2
    Remove from heat and stir in peanut butter until it melts. Then stir in oatmeal.
  • 3
    Drop from a teaspoon onto wax paper or aluminum foil and let cool completely. Store in airtight container for up to a week.
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