Missouri Cookies (makes 35 cookies)

Prep Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 0 mins

egg free


  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 3/4 cup chunky peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups quick oats (aka 1 minute oats)


1. In a saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter then whisk in the sugar, cocoa, milk and salt. Turn the heat to high and boil mixture for 1 minute or until thickened. Remove from the heat.

2. Stir the peanut butter and vanilla into the chocolate. Add the oats and stir until well combined.

3. Using a small ice cream scoop or a 1 tablespoon measure, form dough into cookies (they can be flattened into cookies or into balls) and place on parchment paper to cool.

4. Allow to cool 30 - 45 minutes.