No-Bake Chocolate Cookies


Here's another favorite recipe from my childhood. Especially nice when you don't want to heat up the house with the oven.

2 cups sugar
1/2 cup milk
1 stick butter or margarine
3 tablespoons baking cocoa
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup coconut
1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
1/2 cup chopped peanuts
3 cups old fashioned oats

In medium saucepan, stir together sugar, milk, butter, baking cocoa and salt. Bring to a rolling boil and cook for one minute. Remove from heat and add vanilla, coconut, peanut butter, peanuts, and oats. Drop from teaspoonfuls onto waxed paper. Let set until firm. Makes 42 cookies.
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