This easy no bake cookie recipe is wonderful on a warm day - no hot kitchen.
This recipe is at least 40 years old and a true winner in my (cook) book. I offer many old fashioned cookie recipes and desserts for you to try above and at the end of the page.
RECIPE FOR NO BAKE COOKIES
1/2 cup butter
2 cups white sugar
1/2 cup milk
2 tsp homemade pure vanilla extract
6 TBS unsweetened cocoa
3 cups oatmeal
1/2 cup nuts
1/2 cup coconut
1/2 cup homemade peanut butter
Bring the butter, sugar, milk, vanilla and cocoa to a boil for 5 minutes; or when it forms a soft ball when dropped in cold water. Remove from the heat.
Add the remaining ingredients and mix well. Drop by tablespoons onto waxed paper. You can also put them in a pan and cut like bars.
Add the oatmeal, nuts, coconut and vanilla.
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