3-Minute No-Bake Cookies
Chocolate, peanut butter and oatmeal cookies made in a saucepan and dropped onto waxed paper to set. Best eaten on the day they're made, these cookies are a quick cure for a sudden chocolate craving.
2 cups granulated sugar
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup milk
1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
Pinch of salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 tablespoons peanut butter
3 cups quick oats
- In large saucepan, combine sugar, butter, milk, cocoa and salt. Bring to boil over medium heat, stirring frequently. Continue boiling 3 minutes, stirring frequently.
- Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla and peanut butter; stirring until peanut butter is melted. Add oats and mix well.
- Drop by tablespoonfuls onto waxed paper. Let stand until firm. Store tightly covered.
Makes about 2 dozen cookies.