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No Bake Cookies

This recipe was shared by my husband’s Aunt Ratisha.

No Bake Cookies

1/2 cup milk
2 cups white sugar
3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
3 tablespoons crunchy peanut butter
1/2 cup butter
3 cups rolled oats
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Wipe 1″ wide band of butter around the rim of a 3 quart pan to prevent boil-over.
Combine milk, sugar, cocoa, butter and peanut butter.
Stir and bring to boil over medium heat. Let boil for 1 1/2 minutes, do not stir.
Remove from heat. Stir in oats and vanilla. Stir until oats evenly distributed.
Drop by teaspoon onto waxed paper. Cool. Makes 4 to 5 dozen.

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Chocolate No-Bake Cookies

This is one of those old stand-by recipes that everyone seems to have but I never knew how to make them until my mother-in-law gave me the recipe. They also just happen to be my husband’s favorite cookies. However, I think when I actually make them I end up eating most of the batch before he gets to them!

1/2 cup peanut butter
1/2 cup butter
2 cups sugar
1/2 cup milk
3 cups quick oats
1 tsp vanilla
3 tbsp. cocoa

Bring sugar, butter, milk and cocoa to a boild. Boil for 1 minute. Remove from heat and quickly beat in oatmeal. Add peanut butter and vanilla. Drop onto cookie sheet and let harden.