Prep 10 mins
Cook 3 mins
This recipe is from a Church library book "Mud Pie Annie" (by Sue Buchanan and Dana Shafer) that my daughter checked out. We made this recipe together as a treat for daddy who was at work.
- 2 cups sugar
- 1⁄2 cup milk
- 1⁄4 teaspoon salt
- 1⁄3 cup cocoa
- 1⁄4 lb margarine
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1⁄2 cup peanut butter
- 3 cups oatmeal (instant)
- Mix first 6 ingredients in a sauce pan and cook until it boils.
- Boil for 1-3 minutes.
- Remove from heat and add peanut butter and oatmeal. Drop by teaspoonfuls on to wax paper.
- Chill until set.
Wonderful! I've made this recipe a bunch of times and like it much better than my old no-bake recipe. They always turn out just right. I've found the recipe can hold quite a bit more oatmeal than called for, that way I can justify eating them for breakfast :p
I use to make this reciepe when I was a kid. I forgot all about it. Now I can pass this one one to my kids. Thanks for a quick, easy and tasty receipe. and some great childhood memories with "my mommy". Thanks again
My mom made these for us as children many years ago and they're called 'boiled cookies'. Our recipe calls for one stick of butter and 4 Tbsp cocoa. Also, We boil for 1 minute & don't add the vanilla until the end with the oats and peanut butter. VERY easy and VERY scrumptious!!!!!