Can I tell you a secret? ....I don't actually like no-bake cookies. Sure, I can sort of enjoy one, but overall? Just not a huge fan. That is, until I discovered peanut butter no-bake cookies courtesy of My Soul is the Sky. Just pure peanutty goodness- no cocoa powder or what-have-you. Where once I considered no-bake cookies a 'meh' treat, I now view them as an indulgence. I'm bringing the rest of the batch down to the fam' this weekend- no because I want to, but because I need to. I can't stop eating them.
Peanut Butter No-Bake Cookies
2 cups sugar
1/2 cup milk
1/4 cup butter
1 cup peanut butter (I used chunky)
1 tsp vanilla
3 cups oatmeal
Combine sugar, milk and butter in a saucepan on medium heat. Bring to a rapid boil. Allow mix to boil for 1-1/2 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat, add peanut butter, vanilla and salt. Stir until smooth and incorporated, then add 3 cups oatmeal. Drop by TB onto parchment paper, or if you're a poor girl like I am just use tin foil spritzed with a little cooking spray. Cool at room temperature until cookies are set. Devour, ignoring feelings of guilt by focusing on the peanut butter and oatmeal...