peanut butter oatmeal no bake cookies

recipe by Chef Delahna Flagg


What could be easier than a cookie you mix, drop and cool? Delahna brings us this simple recipe with an aphrodisiac twist perfect for adults and kids alike. We know about cocoa’s role in health and happiness but the other ingredients these little rounds of happiness offer hidden goodness. Oatmeal is noted libido-lifter and loaded with fiber. Peanut butter and coconut add protein and healthy fats. But the caramelized sugar? That’s what brings it all together into a sweet treat that will have everyone begging for more.

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peanut butter oatmeal no bake cookies
Ingredients
  • 2 c sugar
  • 1/4 c cocoa
  • 1/2 c milk
  • 1 stick butter
  • 2 t vanilla
  • pinch salt
  • 1/2 c peanut butter
  • 1/2 c coconut
  • 3 c quick oatmeal
Instructions
  1. In a large sauce pan, bring cocoa, milk sugar and butter to a boil.
  2. Cook for 1 additional minute.
  3. Remove from heat and add vanilla, salt, peanut butter, coconut and oatmeal.
  4. Drop by teaspoon onto cookie sheets covered with wax paper.
  5. Let stand 1-2 hours or refrigerate 30 minutes to 1 hour before serving.