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No-Bake Chocolate-Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies


  • 4 ounces butter or margarine (8 tablespoons)
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 3 cups quick oatmeal or rolled oats
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Place chocolate chips, peanut butter (if used), oats and vanilla extract in a large mixing bowl.
  2. Combine the margarine, milk, and sugar in a saucepan; bring to a full rolling boil. Boil for 1 full minute.
  3. Combine the hot mixture with the oatmeal and chocolate chip mixture; stir well.
  4. Working quickly, drop by spoonsful onto wax paper or parchment paper.

Prep Time: 2 min | Cook Time: 2 min
Total Time: 4 min | Yield: 30 (2-inch) cookies