Fudgey Cocoa No-Bake Treats

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup cocoa
  • 2/3 cup crunchy peanut butter
  • 3 cups quick-cooking rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup chopped peanuts
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Place a piece of wax paper or foil on a tray or cookie sheet. Combine the sugar, butter, milk and cocoa in a medium saucepan.

Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the mixture comes to a rolling boil.

Remove from the heat and cool for one minute.

Add the peanut butter, oats, peanuts, and vanilla; stir to mix well. Quickly drop the mixture by heaping teaspoons onto the wax paper or foil. Cool completely. Store in a cool, dry place.

  • Yields: 4 dozen pieces
  • Preparation Time: 30 minutes
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