No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

No bake cookies seem to be quite popular, I suppose it's because of how fast you can whip them up.    Personally I do prefer a baked cookie, but the mister really liked these and said they reminded him of a cookie his mom used to make when he was a wee little one. So nostalgia wins. Enjoy.

Recipe by Brown Eyed Baker

1 stick unsalted butter
2 cups granulated sugar
1/2 cup milk
4 Tbsp cocoa powder
1/2 cup peanut butter
2 tsp vanilla extract
3 cups quick cooking oats

Add 1st four ingredients to a 4 quart saucepan, bring to a rolling boil and let bowl for 1 minute.
Remove from heat, stir in peanut butter and vanilla, stir until smooth, stir in oats.
Drop by heaping tablespoons onto parchment paper lined cookie sheets, flatten slightly with your hand. Let cool completely, until set.

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