A recipe for no-bake cookies calls for 2 cups of sugar, 1/2 cup of milk, 1 stick of unsalted butter, 1/4 cup of cocoa powder and 1 cup of peanut butter. The recipe also requires 3 cups of oats, 1 tablespoon of vanilla extract and a pinch of salt.
To make the cookies, combine the sugar, milk, cocoa and butter in a saucepan, and bring the mixture to a boil over medium heat. Stir the mixture occasionally, allow it to boil for one minute, and remove from heat. Add the oats, peanut butter, vanilla and salt, and mix well until combined. Drop teaspoons of the mixture onto a baking sheet covered with wax paper, and allow the cookies to cool at room temperature until they have hardened. Place the cookies in an airtight container, and refrigerate for up to three days.
Another no-bake cookie recipe calls for 2 cups of oats, 3/4 cup of sugar, 3 tablespoons of cocoa powder, 1 tablespoon of water and 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla. The recipe also requires 2/3 cup of softened butter and 1 cup of confectioners sugar.
To make this recipe, combine the oats, sugar and cocoa in a large bowl. Add the water, vanilla and butter, and mix with clean hands until a dough is formed. To form the cookies, first wash hands, and roll the mixture into balls that are about 2 inches in diameter. Coat the cookie balls thickly in confectioners sugar, and refrigerate for 20 minutes.