Ashton Shepherd's Chocolate Oatmeal No Bake Cookies

The challenge with these cookies? "You have to put them on wax paper and let them dry," says Ashton, "which is really hard because you usually eat them before they get dry."

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 6 tablespoons cocoa
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 cups quick-cooking oatmeal
  • 1/2 cup nuts (optional)

Directions

Mix the first 5 ingredients and place on low heat. When it reaches a boiling point, boil for 1 minute only, stir continually. Remove from heat and add vanilla. Stir in the oatmeal and the nuts and drop onto waxed or parchment paper. Cool in refrigerator for quick hardening.

Recipe courtesy of Food.com.

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