No Bake Chocolate CookiesThe warmer weather months are just around the corner. This delicious no-bake chocolate cookie recipe is perfect for those times when you want to satisfy your family’s sweet tooth but don’t want to heat up the kitchen. Actually, my family enjoys these delightful little cookies any time of the year!

2 cups granulated sugar
1/4 cup baking cocoa
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Pinch of salt
1/2 cup smooth peanut butter
3 cups quick-cook oats

1. In a medium saucepan, combine the sugar, cocoa, milk and butter. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring often; cool for 1 to 2 minutes. Stir in the vanilla, pinch of salt, peanut butter and oats; blend thoroughly.

2. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto waxed paper; cool and then chill in refrigerator until set. Makes about 48 cookies.

Emily

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