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Cocoa Oatmeal Treats

Details

Time
1 hour
Skill Level
Beginner
Yields
48 treats

Busy mornings call for the comfort of oatmeal – in the shape of a cookie! This stove-top recipe blends HERSHEY’S Cocoa, REESE’S Creamy Peanut Butter, oats and peanuts for a delicious and satisfying snack. The whole family will enjoy these grab on-the-go Cocoa Oatmeal Treats.

Directions & Ingredients

Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
15 minutes
Cool Time
30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups

    sugar

  • 1/2 cup

    butter or margarine (1 stick)

  • 1/2 cup

    milk

  • 1/3 cup
  • 2-1/2 cups

    quick-cooking or regular rolled oats

  • 1/2 cup

    peanuts unsalted, chopped

  • 2 tsps

    vanilla extract

READY TO MAKE THE RECIPE?

Step-By-Step Instructions

Equipment Needed 

saucepan
saucepan
stovetop
stovetop
wax paper or foil
wax paper or foil
tray
tray
measuring cups
measuring cups
rubber scraper
rubber scraper
wooden spoon
wooden spoon
1

Combine sugar, butter, milk and cocoa in medium saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to rolling boil; boil and stir 1 minute. Remove from heat.

2

Immediately add oats, peanut butter, peanuts and vanilla; stir to mix well. Quickly drop mixture by heaping teaspoons onto wax paper or foil. Cool completely. Store in cool, dry place.

Tip

Treats can be dropped in paper candy cups for an elegant presentation.

Additional questions?