How to make no bake oatmeal peanut butter cookies



Easy, kid friendly, peanut butter and oatmeal cookies

Cookies are fun to make and wonderful to eat. Sometimes you’re stuck without any time to make a few dozen cookies for school snacks, soccer games treats or house guests. Making the cookie dough can be time consuming along with having to stay by the oven to watch them bake so you don’t burn them.

This recipe will free you up, meet your cookie quota and satisfy almost everyone. Kids can help with this recipe, too, as there is no need for an oven. So with less preparation time, no baking time, and more help from you children, you will want to keep this one as your favorite recipe.


Instructions

Step 1

Gather together and measure out all your ingredients. Having them all near you will make it easier as you proceed through the recipe steps.

Step 2

In a medium sauce pan over low heat, add the sugar, milk, vanilla and butter. Set the heat for medium and stir your ingredients so that the sugar is «wet» from the milk.

Step 3

The sugar, milk, and vanilla will combine together quickly, but the butter usually takes a few more minutes. Continue to keep stirring the mixture. When you see that is boiling, you need to set your timer for 2 minutes.

Step 4

After two minutes, remove the pan from the heat immediately. As quickly as you can, add in the oatmeal and peanut butter.

Step 5

Stir vigorously until the peanut butter is mixed well.

Step 6

Lay out your parchment paper or wax paper on a flat surface. Scoop up a large spoonful of cookie mixture.

Step 7

Turn your spoon sideways and tap it gently on the paper.

Step 8

This should create an oval shape «blob». Continue dropping the cookie mixture on the paper.

Step 9

Let the cookies cool down. They will harden and be easy to take off the paper. Each batch should make approximately 2 dozen cookies, depending on the size of your spoon. Smaller spoons will make more cookies.


Things Needed
• 2 cups of sugar
• 1/2 cup of milk
• 1/2 cup of butter (1 stick)
• 2 teaspoons of vanilla
• 3 cups of quick oats
• 1 cup of peanut butter
• parchment paper or wax paper
• timer

Tips & Warnings
• Make sure to watch the mixture as it boils, so it will not boil over.
• DO NOT boil longer than 2 minutes.
• You can use smooth or crunchy peanut butter.
• Mix in the oatmeal and peanut butter quickly.

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