In My Kitchen with Amy Christie

May 22, 2013 — 6 Comments

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“We love desserts in our house, all kinds. My husband and children have enjoyed many a treat, all for the sake of the blog. Tough stuff, huh? 🙂 But sometimes we don’t have the time (or patience) to wait through long bake times. That’s when we turn to this recipe for No-Bake Cookies. A combination of chocolate and peanut butter, which is always good, and is ready to eat in a flash. Our favorite is eating them while they are still warm and soft. So delicious!”

Peanut Butter No-Bake Cookies
from Amy Christie of this heart of mine
1 stick of butter 
2 cups sugar 
1/2 cup milk 
2 Tbsp cocoa powder
3/4 cup peanut butter
3 cups rolled oats

In a pot over medium-high heat, melt the butter. Add sugar, milk, and cocoa powder. Boil together for 1 minute, stirring frequently. Remove from heat and add peanut butter, stirring until well combined. Lastly, add oats. Spoon out onto wax paper to harden.

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Amy Christie is the maker behind the blog this heart of mine, a place where there is a little bit of everything from recipes and DIYs to stories about the craziness of real life. She is also the editor and main contributor to the DIY column on Design Mom. Amy lives in the Twin Cities of Minnesota with her husband and two young children.

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