John's Favorite No-Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

1
Kathy Brewer

By
@KayLBee

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

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
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

How to Make John's Favorite No-Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

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!

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About John's Favorite No-Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

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