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Peanut Butter Cookies, No Bake (D, TNT)
Source: Unknown
Yield: At least 5 dozen (exact number depends upon size)

2 cups granulated sugar
1/3 cup cocoa, preferably Dutch process
1 (stick (8 tablespoons) butter or margarine
2/3 cup heavy cream, light cream, or half and half
3/4 cup (about 7 ounces) crunchy peanut butter
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
3 cups quick-cooking rolled oats

Mix sugar with cocoa in 3- to 4-quart saucepan. Add butter and cream.

Cook over low flame, stirring frequently, until butter is melted.

Bring to a full, rolling boil; boil for 1 minute. Turn off flame under pot.

Immediately stir in peanut butter and vanilla extract. Immediately stir in oats.

Drop by teaspoonfuls onto waxed paper. Set aside until firm.

Poster's Notes:
For a less rich version, substitute 1/2 cup milk.

Do not double this recipe.

Posted by Virginia Sauer (Sir Angus), Z'L

Nutritional Info Per Serving: N/A