No Bake, Peanut Butter and Oatmeal Cookies


½ cup butter

2 cups granulated sugar

½ cup milk

4 tablespoons cocoa powder

½ cup peanut butter

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

3 cups quick-cooking oats


1.  Add butter, sugar, milk, and cocoa powder in a saucepan.

2.  Bring to a rolling boil and let boil for 1 minute.

3.  Remove from heat.

4.  Stir in the peanut butter and vanilla until smooth, then stir in the oats.

5.  Drop by heaping tablespoons onto wax paper-lined baking sheets.

6.  Let cool until set.