No Bake Oatmeal Fudgies Cookies


Hey y’all! It’s Marye from Restless Chipotle and it’s time for me to share a favorite recipe here on Made From Pinterest! Today I have a family favorite – No Bake Oatmeal Fudgies Cookies. Rolled oats, peanut butter, peanuts, and cocoa are combined with a few other things to create a rich, chocolaty cookie that is almost candy. They always disappear fast!

My son, Ethan, is home on leave. I think I’ve said before that I have three sons and a daughter-in-law in the military. Ethan has spent the last six months on the Iwo Jima and then got his two weeks leave time. I don’t know about y’all but when my kids come home I try to cook all of their favorites. Let’s face it, no one cooks like Mom.

One of E’s favorites is these easy, no-bake oatmeal fudgies. Before he left for the Navy he used to make them once in awhile and he got pretty good at it. I wanted to make sure that these got made at least once. There’s no real reason not to make them — they are just the easiest things ever. You boil sugar, evaporated milk, and butter in a pan for three minutes, add the rest of the ingredients, and spoon them onto waxed paper. You can even just press them into a 9″ x 13″ pan and make bars out of them. I have no clue where they got started but I am sure glad they did.

The recipe has been around forever.

These things are totally ugly and it is really hard to make them look as good as they taste. I added a teaspoon of peanut butter to the top, froze the cookies, and then poured some magic shell over the top so it was a little like an oatmeal cookie and a buckeye candy fused into one bite of amazing.

You’re welcome.

It totally made these oatmeal fudgies look better. You can choose to do that or just leave them plain — they’ll still be delicious. One warning, these tend to crumble so they are not great to pack in lunches or ship anywhere.

No Bake Oatmeal Fudgies Cookies
 
Easy, no bake cookies that are a cross between an oatmeal cookie and the best fudge ever.
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Recipe type: Cookies
Cuisine: American
Serves: 3 dozen
Ingredients
  • 2 cups sugar
  • ½ cup unsalted butter
  • ⅔ cup evaporated milk
  • 3 tablespoons cocoa
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1 cup chopped peanuts
  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips
  • 4 cups old fashioned rolled oats
Instructions
  1. Bring sugar, butter, and milk to a rolling boil.
  2. Boil for 3 minutes stirring constantly.
  3. Remove from the heat and stir in the remaining ingredients quickly.
  4. Drop by tablespoons onto waxed paper.
  5. Cool completely.
  6. Store at room temperature.
Variation
  1. Once the cookies are cool add a ½ teaspoon of peanut butter to the top.
  2. Freeze for 2 hours.
  3. Spoon Magic Shell over the top.
  4. Keep refrigerated.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 cookie Calories: 196 Fat: 10.6 Saturated fat: 4.0 Carbohydrates: 22.7 Sugar: 15.1 Sodium: 61 Fiber: 2.0 Protein: 4.7 Cholesterol: 9

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If you liked these easy, no bake oatmeal fudgies cookies you may like these recipes from my blog, Restless Chipotle –

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