Tuesday, December 6, 2016

No Bake Cookies?!


When I asked hubby which was his favorite cookie, he thought for a while and then said,
"those drop chocolate cookies you made".  I said 'those sugary cookies?' and he nodded!
I asked the son the same question and his answer--"those chocolate no bake cookies!"

I can't believe!  All these years, I've been working away on fancy cookies and they
like these no bake ones--gee whiz!  Well, he does have a point though--
no bake chocolate oatmeal cookies are delicious and easy to make.
Sometimes, I'll add some peanut butter.  The kids could hardly wait for the cookies to firm up and sometimes were wiping the cookies off the paper with a spoon!  And everyone wants to lick the pan!

Here goes--the recipe
No Bake Oatmeal Chocolate Cookies

Cook time:  
Total time:  
Makes: 2 Dozen
Ingredients
  • 2 cups granulate sugar
  • 8 tbsp. (or 1 stick) butter or soft trans-fat free margarine
  • ½ cup milk
  • ⅓ cup baking cocoa
  • 3 cups oats (quick or old fashioned, uncooked)
Supplies Needed:
  • Measuring Cups
  • Large Saucepan
  • Rubber Spatula
  • Tablespoon
  • Stainless Steel Bowl (to mix hot chocolate mixture with oats)

Directions
  1. In a large saucepan, combine sugar, margarine, milk, and cocoa.
  2. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring frequently.
  3. (Total of about 5 minutes stove time)
  4. Remove bowl / pan from heat. Stir in the oats.
  5. Use a tablespoon to drop batter onto waxed paper or foil.
  6. Let stand until firm. Allow about 30 minutes to form and cool.
  7. Store tightly covered.

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