Last updated on April 11th, 2020 at 05:33 pm
There are as many names for these cookies as there are variations. My family calls them haystacks; my husband’s family calls them unbaked cookies. Where we live now, they make them without raisins or coconut, and some add peanut butter and call them no-bake cookies.
However, for today I am going to show you how to make them as my husband loves them because he is usually who I make them for.
Unbaked Cookies/No-Bake Cookies/ Haystack Cookies or Whatever Your Family Calls Them
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- quick oats
- cocoa powder
- granulated sugar
- sweetened shredded coconut
- pure vanilla
First, get out a big pot. Place butter in the bottom and put on the stove over medium heat.
What I love about using a stockpot for this recipe is that it makes the recipe a one-pot clean up.
Once your butter is almost melted, go ahead and add in the sugar and milk.
Keep whisking the ingredients frequently until they reach a frothy boiling point. Then add in the pure vanilla and remove from heat.
Quickly add in the oats, cocoa, raisins, and coconut.
Stir all the ingredients together well.
Drop spoonfuls of the cookie dough onto wax paper and allow to cool.
My favorite part of making these cookies is cleaning out the pot with a spoon afterward and enjoying the warm chocolatey goodness.
How about you? do you know any recipes that seem to have many names and variations?
More Yummy Chocolately No-Bake Recipes:
- 3 Minute Chocolate Fudge: No Candy Thermometer Needed
- Chocolate Truffles
- No-Bake Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Oat Bars
- 1 stick butter (1/2 cup)
- ½ cup milk (must be 2% fat content of higher to work)
- 2 cups white sugar
- 1 tsp pure vanilla
- 3 cups quick oats
- 5 tbsp cocoa
- ½ cup raisins
- 1 cup sweetened coconut
- -place butter in the bottom of a large pot and put on the stove over medium heat.
- -once your butter is almost melted go ahead and add in the sugar and milk.
- -keep whisking the ingredients frequently until they reach a frothy boiling point.
- -add in the pure vanilla and remove from heat.
- -quickly add in the oats, cocoa, raisins, and coconut.
- -stir all the ingredients together well.
- -drop spoonfuls of the cookie dough onto wax paper and allow to cool.
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