Food - Family -Faith

Food - Family -Faith
Jesus said unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh to the Father, but by me. John 14:6

Friday, July 22, 2011

Almond Coconut Instant Oatmeal Cookies

You have probably tasted Instant Oatmeal Cookies before. Some people call them Stove Top Cookies or One Minute Oatmeal Cookies or No Bake Cookies. I just made this recipe with a twist for my family and they really liked it, so I thought I would share it with you. They turned out very glossy, I am not sure if that was from the coconut milk or the almond butter. The flavor reminded me of a mounds. 

1 stick butter or margarine
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
1/3 cup cocoa
1/2 cup almond milk
1/3 cup crunchy almond butter
1/2 tsp. coconut flavoring
1/2 tsp. vanilla flavoring
3 cups uncooked rolled oats
**I prefer the Old Fashioned oatmeal

In a heavy saucepan over medium heat melt butter, add sugar, cocoa and milk. Bring to a rolling boil. Boil for 2 minutes. Set timer. Remove from heat. Add almond butter and flavorings. Stir well. Stir in oatmeal. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto waxed paper. Let cool. Makes about 36 bite size cookies.



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