No-Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookie Mounds

You probably remember these no-bake chocolate oatmeal cookies from childhood. You’d come in from playing outside and your friend’s mom had them on the counter. Or you’d bring them as your cookie contribution to your Girl Scouts meeting. These cookies are as pleasing as they are simple to make.

No-8ake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies
No-8ake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

Use high-quality, organic ingredients to really get the most from these easy cookies. This particular recipe is from

No-Bake Snack
No-Bake Snack

Add 1/2 cup butter, 2 cups sugar, 1/2 cup milk and 4 T cocoa to a large saucepan. Bring to a rolling boil, hold for 1 minute, and then remove from the heat.

Stir 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter into the hot mixture and keep stirring until melted.

Add 2 tsp vanilla extract (we used homemade).

Mix in 3 1/2 cups quick-cooking oats and drop by tablespoons onto wax paper.

Let cool until set, and enjoy!

Rugged Cookie
Rugged Cookie


  • 1/2 cup butter or 1/2 cup margarine
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 4 tablespoons cocoa
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla  extract ( we used homemade)
  • 3 -3 1/2 cups dry quick-cooking oats

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