Sunday, March 4, 2012
Chocolate Peanut Butter No Bake Cookies
Chocolate Peanut Butter No-bake Cookies
1 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup butter
1/4 cup milk
1- 1-ounce square unsweetened chocolate
1/4 cup chunky peanut butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1-1/2 cups oatmeal (I used the quick oats, but old fashioned would work too)
Combine the sugar, butter and milk together in a medium size saucepan. Cook over medium/high heat, stirring constantly until mixture comes to a boil, turn heat down a little (you want it to keep boiling but not to burn) and STOP stirring, let this boil on it's own for 1 minute. (Be sure it boils for 1 whole minute and don't stir even though you will be tempted to... it goes grainy and sugary if you do.)
Remove from heat and add the chocolate and the peanut butter, let sit in the top mixture for a minute to get melty then stir to help melt and combine. Then stir in the vanilla. Next add the oats and stir to combine.
Drop by Tablespoons onto waxed paper. (As you can see I just had waxed paper on my stove top, not too pretty of a picture, but the cookies were yummo!) let cool and enjoy!! or if you are like me, let cool till you candle handle them and eat two before anyone notices!!
Makes about 16 cookies