No-Bake Cookies

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Tasty no-bake cookies made with quick-cooking oats, peanut butter, and cocoa. For best results, start timing when the mixture reaches a full rolling boil; this is the trick to successful cookies. If you boil too long the cookies will be dry and crumbly. If you don't boil long enough the cookies won't form properly.

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Additional Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
Servings:
36
Yield:
3 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 ¾ cups white sugar

  • ½ cup butter

  • ½ cup milk

  • 4 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder

  • ½ cup crunchy peanut butter

  • 3 cups quick-cooking oats

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • waxed paper

Directions

  1. Combine sugar, butter, milk, and cocoa in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil, stirring often. Boil for exactly 1 1/2 minutes. Remove from heat, and stir in peanut butter. Add oats and vanilla; stir until well combined.

  2. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto waxed paper. Let cool until hardened.

    close up of No-Bake Cookies
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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

110 Calories
5g Fat
16g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 36
Calories 110
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Cholesterol 7mg 2%
Sodium 38mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 6%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 2g
Calcium 11mg 1%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 67mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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