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
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  • 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

How to Make No-Bake Cocoa Oatmeal Cookies


  1. 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.

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About No-Bake Cocoa Oatmeal Cookies

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

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