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No Bake Cookies

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Sweet stove top preparation that requires no oven cooking. Cocoa lends a nice chocolate flavor along with a paired favorite of peanut butter. Oats add both nutrients and flavor.

Recipe Ingredients

2 cups sugar
1/2 cup milk
1/3 cup cocoa powder
1/2 cup diet margarine
1/2 cups peanut butter
3 cups quick oats
1 teaspoon vanilla

Recipe Directions

Cocoa Beans Mix ingredients, except peanut butter, oats and vanilla in a large saucepan. Cook over medium heat for one to two minutes just until smooth.

Remove from heat; add peanut butter, oats and vanilla. Drop by teaspoons on wax paper. Let cool.

Nutrition Nibbles

  • With the advance of knowledge about nutrition, oats were recognized as a healthy food in the mid 1980's and therefore became more popular for human nutrition.
  • Diets rich in peanuts and peanut butter appear to protect against heart disease by lowering levels of bad LDL cholesterol and controlling body weight.

Recipe makes about 3-dozen cookies.

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