Healthier No-Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

"This is a healthier version of the no-bake cookies we all know and love. Lots of cocoa, more oatmeal (we use regular instead of the quick-cook kind for even more oaty texture), and less sugar and butter make us feel a little less guilty for indulging!"
 
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Healthier No-Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies created by Karen Elizabeth
Ready In:
10mins
Ingredients:
8
Yields:
40 cookies
Serves:
40
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ingredients

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directions

  • Mix sugar, cocoa, milk and salt in saucepan; boil for one minute.
  • Add peanut butter, butter, and vanilla to hot mixture; stir until combined.
  • Stir in oats thoroughly and drop by spoonfuls (I use a small cookie scoop) onto waxed paper. Cool thoroughly before removing from paper.
  • (Note: the new nasty-tasting flaxseed peanut butters taste just fine in this recipe; add that and increase the healthiness even more!).

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  1. trogdonpenny
    What kind of milk do you use?
     
  2. Maggie F.
    LOL What!!? I like the flaxseed peanut butter!
     
  3. Vicki M.
    Been making these for 40 years. I add raisins after the mix has boiled
     
  4. Nado2003
    No bake cookies were the first cookies I learned to make. But due to allergies I could no longer have peanut butter. I followed the recipe but substituted mashed sweet potato for the peanut butter due to allergies. I've also successfully substituted pureed black bean with equal success. Yummy. Thank you
     
  5. Nado2003
    No bake cookies were the first cookies I learned to make. But due to allergies I could no longer have peanut butter. I followed the recipe but substituted mashed sweet potato for the peanut butter due to allergies. I've also successfully substituted pureed black bean with equal success. Yummy. Thank you
     

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