No-Bake Cookies (And, they are nut-free!)

No Bake Cookies

2 Tablespoons of Earth Balance Butter
1/2 Cup of Sugar
1/4 Cup of Whole Milk (see note)
1.5 Tablespoons of Unsweetened Cocoa
1.5 Cups of Quick Oats
1/4 Cup of Sunflower Seed Butter
Dash of salt
Splash of Vanilla Extract

In a medium sauce-pan, place the milk, cocoa, sugar, and butter in the pot

Before beginning to heat the ingredients, I chose to gather the remaining ingredients. If you cook it too long or don’t cook it as quickly, the cookies won’t turn out. So, I measured the sunflower seed butter and oats before beginning to start the cooking phase.

When ready, begin to heat the sauce-pan on the stove. Once the butter has melted and has boiled a little bit (stir while that is being done), stir in the other ingredients: sunflower seed butter, salt, vanilla extract, and oats. I gave the sunflower seed butter about 5-10 seconds, before adding in the oats. Once the cookies have been stirred and are covered in the mixture, drop by the spoonful on a piece of wax paper. Allow them to cool, in order to harden.

** In order for the cookies to turn out, you really need to use whole milk. I forgot to use whole milk, so my cookies didn’t harden. I just stuck them in freezer until I am ready to have one. For me, it wasn’t a big deal that I used the wrong kind of milk… since most of my desserts end up in the freezer anyway.**

See “No Bake Sunbutter Cookies”

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Author: Stacey Patrick

Stacey is a writer by nature, and blogs over at gracefullyovercoming.me. Stacey loves to write whenever she can. Her writings center around her love relationship with Jesus Christ, His precious words of truth, chronic illness, and singleness. www.instagram.com/gracefully.overcoming/

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