Mom's No-Bake Cookies

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Aleta Hepp

By
@aleta1178

This is my mom's recipe, although I'm sure many people have this as a family recipe. My mom made these for me and my brothers all the time when we were kids. We usually add a little extra peanut butter to ours (we LOVE PB).

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1 stick
butter
1/2 c
milk
1 1/2 c
sugar
1 tsp
vanilla extract
3 - 4 Tbsp
peanut butter
2 Tbsp
cocoa powder
3 c
oats, quick cooking

How to Make Mom's No-Bake Cookies

Step-by-Step

  • 1In small bowl, combine oats and cocoa powder (this keeps the cocoa powder from clumping), set aside.
  • 2In large saucepan, combine butter, milk, and sugar. Cook over medium to medium high heat until boiling. Boil 1 minute, and remove from heat.
  • 3Add vanilla extract and peanut butter, stir until smooth, and peanut butter is completely melted.
  • 4Add the oats and cocoa powder mixture, stir until combined.
  • 5Drop by tablespoonfuls onto waxed paper to cool. You can also pour mixture into a buttered 8 X 8 square pan to cool if you prefer bar cookies.

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About Mom's No-Bake Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids