Peanut Butter-Cocoa No Bake Cookies

Cook: 15 mins | Additional: 10 mins | Total: 25 mins | Servings: 24 | Yield: 4 dozen

I miss my grandma. This was the snack she always served every time my siblings and I visited her home! It is a very quick and easy recipe that you should try. If you have kids, I know for sure that they are going to love these sweet cookies. Also, Halloween is fast approaching, you might want to consider making these cookies to give to those super cute trick-or-treaters instead of the usual candies. I don’t know but if it was me, I would love getting these cookies instead of candies. By the way, try adding peanuts on top for a more nutty flavor. It is awesome. You need to try it. Anyway, feel free to tweak the recipe a little. If you do not like cooking oats, you can just add the peanuts topping. Don’t sleep on the oats though, I highly recommend that you do not remove it from the set of ingredients because it tastes really good! Give this one a try and surprise your family and friends with these awesome cookies. Enjoy!


2 cups white sugar

3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder

½ cup margarine

½ cup milk

1 pinch salt

3 cups quick-cooking oats

½ cup peanut butter

1 teaspoon vanilla extract


Step 1: Place a saucepan on the stove and turn the heat to medium.

Step 2: Add in the margarine, milk, cocoa, sugar, and salt. Stir until well blended and bring it to a boil for 1 minute.

Step 3: Add in the quick-cooking oats, peanut butter, and vanilla. Stir until well mixed with the rest of the ingredients.

Step 4: You got to work quickly before the mixture hardens. Place teaspoonfuls of the cookie mixture onto waxed paper. Allow cooling.

Step 5: Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts:

Per Serving: 172.5 calories; protein 3g 6% DV; carbohydrates 25.2g 8% DV; fat 7.3g 11% DV; cholesterol 0.4mg; sodium 71.3mg 3% DV

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