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One and a Half Minute Cookies

Rated as 4.52 out of 5 Stars

"I got this recipe from a father of one of my Girl Scouts in Mississippi in 1973. It's a favorite at my house and the Girl Scout is now the mother of my four grandchildren. Enjoy!"
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Ingredients

servings 346 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings (2 dozen)

Directions

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  1. Bring margarine, sugar, milk and cocoa to boil. Let boil for exactly 1 minute and 30 seconds.
  2. Remove from heat, stir in vanilla and peanut butter. Then stir in oats.
  3. Quickly drop by large tablespoon onto wax paper laid on top of newpaper. Let cool, peel from paper and turn over to finish drying.
  4. Store in closed container.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 346 calories; 14.9 g fat; 50.6 g carbohydrates; 6.1 g protein; 21 mg cholesterol; 110 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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my family loves these! I do them a little differently though. I pour the whole batch into a 9x13 in pan with plastic wrap on the bottom, then cut them into squares once they're cooled. It just w...

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For ease and simplicity, certainly 5*; for taste, however - well, you get about what you'd expect for a quick minute and a half cookie. Will definately keep as it's a no brainer and would be g...

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my family loves these! I do them a little differently though. I pour the whole batch into a 9x13 in pan with plastic wrap on the bottom, then cut them into squares once they're cooled. It just w...

This recipe was origanally known as Preacher Cookies. In the country you could see the preacher coming up the road and this cookie could be prepared before he arrived.

I made these last night with my two boys. We only made one change, we used super chunk peanut butter instead of smooth. As we made this together, I told the kids about how I had made this as a c...

Creamy peanut butter works fine in Minute Cookies, but crunchy peanut butter is the best! Those little bits of peanuts really send the yum-o-meter through the roof!

It's so many of my family and friends favorite cookie. One key is to make sure the mixture is at a full rolling boil before you begin your time, otherwise they can either end up gooey or crumbly...

Yikes, these are addictive. Also seriously heavy. This was my first experiment with no-bake cookies, and I may be hooked.

Followed the recipe. Timing is very important. Came out great. These get eaten up. Even by the teen who doesn't eat oatmeal! Great.

Excellent!! You definitely DO NOT need the entire amount of sugar. I used just less than one cup of brown sugar(that's all I had on hand)and it was PLENTY sweet, I also added about 3 TBL of whea...

For ease and simplicity, certainly 5*; for taste, however - well, you get about what you'd expect for a quick minute and a half cookie. Will definately keep as it's a no brainer and would be g...