No Bake Cookies III

No Bake Cookies III


"Easy peanut butter cocoa flavored cookies without turning on the oven."


25 m servings 172 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 172 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 7.3 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 25.2g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 3 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 71 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a saucepan bring sugar, cocoa, margarine, milk, and salt to a rapid boil for 1 minute.
  2. Add quick cooking oats, peanut butter, and vanilla; mix well.
  3. Working quickly, drop by teaspoonfuls onto waxed paper, and let cool.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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A little addition to the timing debate--I still have my mother's recipe from 30 years ago and it stresses that you need to bring this recipe to a ROLLING BOIL and then time your minute. If you b...

This is an old familiar favorite of mine since childhood. However, we called them Grandma's "Boiled Cookies," simply because she boiled them on the stovetop. My Grandmother used the exact same...

I have made these no-bakes many times successfully. I always boil for about 2 minutes (candy thermometer reads about 210-120 which is above jelly stage but below thread stage). I find that I ha...

I love these cookies, but I'm too lazy to use the stove so I microwave them instead. Put everything but the oats, pb and vanilla in a bowl and cook for 3 1/2 minutes, stir and then cook for 3 1...

The 1 minute boiling time is not long enough for these cookies to harden. I tried this recipe a number of times following the directions exactly, but my cookies are always mush. I found many o...

LOVE THE QUICKNESS!! We opened a store 4 weeks ago & everyone has been asking for homemade cookies. I tried these thinking no one would really buy them because they are so easy to make anyone ...

If you like sweet stuff, this is the perfect recipe! As others had suggested I used whole milk, cut sugar back to 1 1/2 cups, and boiled for at least 2 minutes. Unfortunately for my thighs the...

These cookies were a smashing success at a recent potluck. People inhaled them and I got several requests for the recipe and a mock proposal of marriage. Instead of using the full two cups of ...

This is a great version of these cookies. Make these a lot, but could not find such a good recipe. The only change I made, was that I cooked them for exactly 3 1/2 minutes once the mixture start...