Chocolate Oatmeal No-Bake Cookies

When you're three and a half days away from Christmas, you've got to choose baking projects that are fast. Really fast. And really delicious.

So, are you ready for Christmas? Are you completely exhausted and have suddenly realized you haven't done anything for your manicurist, mailman, stylist, concierge, or next-door-neighbor? 

Invited to multiple holiday parties? Not sure what to bring?

Guests show up unannounced to spread some cheer and you're caught without anything to serve?

These Chocolate Oatmeal No-Bake Cookies are great for any of the above. 

Chocolate Oatmeal No-Bake Cookies

Ingredients: 

  • 2 cups of sugar
  • 1/2 cup of cocoa
  • 1 stick of butter
  • 1/2 cup of milk
  • 1 tsp. of vanilla
  • 3 cups quick-cooking oatmeal
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter

Directions:

Combine sugar, cocoa, butter, and milk in a saucepan. On medium heat, bring to a boil for one full minute. Then remove from heat and stir in peanut butter, vanilla, and oatmeal.

Drop by spoonful onto wax paper. Let cool for 30 minutes.

Stack them up, wrap them with wax paper and some ribbon. Boom! Holiday cheer you can hand out to anyone.

Voila!

Now, go relax for a while. We've got this.