sketch of Bob above the No-bake Oatmeal Cookie recipe.


2 c. sugar
4 T. cocoa
1/2 c. butter
1/2 c. milk
3 c. quick oats
1/2 c. peanut butter
1/2 t. vanilla

Combine the first 4 ingredients and bring to a hard boil that you cannot stir down, then boil, stirring constantly for 60 seconds.  Remove from heat and stir in remaining ingredients. Quickly drop by teaspoonsful onto waxed paper. Let set about 1/2 hour and re-shape if desired. Let stand til firm (2 hours to 1/2 of a day). 

No-bake Oatmeal Cookie recipe is published in our January, 2011 Menu Minder, Issue #327.