No Bakes
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No Bakes are chocolate and peanut butter biscuits (cookies) that are made on the stove stop rather than in the oven.
Ingredients
  • 2 c sugar or splenda
  • ½ c cocoa
  • ½ c milk
  • ¼ c butter or margarine
  • ½ c peanut butter (smooth)
  • 1 t vanilla
  • 3 c oatmeal (quick)
  • 1 c coconut or chopped nuts (optional)
Instructions
  1. In a heavy pot add the sugar (or Splenda), cocoa, milk and butter or margarine.
  2. Bring to a rolling boil and boil for 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  3. Remove from heat, add peanut butter, stir until well mixed. Add the vanilla, oatmeal, and if desired, the optional ingredients and stir until mixed. This needs to be done fairly quickly before the mixture 'sets'.
  4. Drop by heaping tablespoon full onto waxed paper covered sheet pan. Alternatively, you can spread the mixture out onto the sheet of wax, then a few minutes later, slice with a knife.
  5. These can be eaten while still warm.
Notes

It helps if all ingredients are measured out before starting cooking as the last part of the recipe really does require you to be quite quick about getting the ingredients in, mixed and onto the sheet of baking or waxed paper.

Recipe by Gaelyne's Home Suite Home at https://gaelyne.com/no-bakes/