No Bake Cookies
Low Fat Recipe - Fight the Fat!
By Fitness and Freebies
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.
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.
- 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.