Such a simple and easy recipe to make with your kids! Maybe you even made this with your mom when you were a child?
1 cup (250 mL) sugar
4 Tbsp (60 mL) cocoa
½ cup (125 mL) butter
½ cup (125 mL) milk
1 cup (250 mL) peanut butter (smooth or crunchy)
2 tsp (10 mL) vanilla
3 cups ( 750 mL) quick cooking oatmeal
In a heavy saucepan bring to a boil: sugar, cocoa, butter and milk. Once boiling, continue to boil for 1 minute then add peanut butter, vanilla and oatmeal.
On a sheet of parchment or waxed paper, drop mixture by the scoopful, allow to cool and harden.