Venango County Recipe of the Day: Peanut Butter No-Bake Cookies

| March 2, 2019

Here’s a recipe for those times when you really need a cookie and don’t have the time to start baking! Sponsored by Franklin-Oil Region Credit Union.

Peanut Butter No-Bake Cookies


3 ½ cups dry quick-cooking oats, divided
1 cup peanut butter
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 stick (8 tbsp.) butter – cut into pieces
2 cups sugar
½ cup milk
4 tablespoons cocoa


~In a medium/large saucepan combine sugar, cocoa, butter, and milk and bring to a boil, stirring frequently. Let boil for one minute then remove from heat and stir in peanut butter and vanilla. Then add in oatmeal.

~On a sheet of waxed paper, drop mixture by the spoonfuls to make cookies. Let sit until cooled and hardened.


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