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When you make no-bake cookies...

Every single recipe I've seen has chocolate in it. Do I HAVE to use chocolate if I make no-bake cookies? We don't have any chocolate and I don't have any money to go out and buy any.

Do you think the cookies will taste okay with just oatmeal, peanut butter, and vanilla?

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Asked by caitxrawks at 4:41 PM on Jul. 12, 2009 in Food & Drink

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  • I found this online:
    1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
    1/2 cup butter or margarine
    3/4 cup all-purpose flour
    2/3 cup evaporated milk
    2 cups quick-cooking oats
    2/3 cup creamy peanut butter
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    1/4 teaspoon salt

    1. In a saucepan, combine the sugar, butter, flour and milk. Bring to a full rolling boil and cook for 3 minutes, stirring constantly.
    2. Remove from heat and add remaining ingredients all at once. Blend well.
    3. Drop tablespoonfuls onto wax paper or aluminum foil. Cool completely before serving or storing.

    Makes about 2 dozen cookies.

    Answer by Bmat at 4:44 PM on Jul. 12, 2009

  • I don't know, never tried it. Sounds okay though, try it and let us know how it ends up. Hey, It could start a new trend :)

    Answer by southernstyle88 at 4:44 PM on Jul. 12, 2009

  • I have used dried fruit, like cranberries and raisins, with crushed nuts

    Answer by rkoloms at 4:56 PM on Jul. 12, 2009

  • I think it would work fine. I would probably add something extra for texture if you have it, like the nuts or dried fruit mentioned above. Even something like sunflower seeds, slightly broken chow mein noodles would be good also.

    Answer by NikkiMomof2grls at 10:31 PM on Jul. 12, 2009

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