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These Mississippi Mud cookies are an indulgence to be savored and shared! (I have convinced myself they are good for me since they have oatmeal in ’em!) You can add nuts or other items to these, but they are fabulous just as is! These are the best no-bake Christmas cookies – easy to make, they look fabulous and when you share them they are MUCH appreciated! We share some really healthy baby-boomer friendly recipes, but these? Just to enjoy. Here’s our recipe:

Best Mississippi Mud Cookies

  1. 2 c. sugar
  2. ½ c. Hershey’s Cocoa
  3. 1 Stick butter or margarine
  4. ½ c. milk
  5. 1 tsp. vanilla
  6. ½ c. peanut butter
  7. 2-1/2 c. Quaker Oats

Mix first 4 ingredients together on stove over med-high heat until boiling. Boil 3 minutes and remove from heat. Stir in vanilla, peanut butter and oats until well blended. Spoon onto cookie sheets or wax paper.

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