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Quick Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

This healthy recipe comes from NDSU Extension Service.


•    2 c. sugar
•    1/2 c. milk
•    1/2 c. butter or margarine
•    3 Tbsp. cocoa
•    1/3 c. peanut butter
•    3 c. oatmeal
•    1 tsp. vanilla


In a saucepan, cream together sugar, milk, butter and cocoa. Heat until mixture comes to a boil. Continue to boil for 3 minutes while stirring. Remove from heat and quickly stir in the peanut butter, oatmeal and vanilla. Drop onto wax paper and allow to cool.

Makes 2 dozen cookies or 24 servings.

Per Serving: about 95 calories, 6 grams (g) of fat, and 8 g carbohydrate.

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