Saturday, December 19, 2009

12 days of Christmas: Day 6

12 days of Christmas: Day 6

No Bake Chocolate Cookies

2 cups sugar
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup butter
1 tsp. vanilla
Pinch of Salt
1/2 cup chunky peanut butter
3 cups quick oats

In a medium saucepan, heat sugar, cocoa, milk and butter. bring the mixture to a boil. Stirring, boil for 1 minute. Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla,salt, peanut butter and oats. After mixing, drop batter by rounded spoonfuls onto waxed paper. Allow cookies to cool for 1 hour. Store in airtight container.

These are a very easy delicious treat for the holidays. You could even add in peppermint extract for alittle bit of a different taste.

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