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Preacher Cookies

By Cyndi Colburn


Difficulty: Easy

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 5 minutes


  • ½ cup butter
  • ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • ½ cup milk
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups quick-cooking oats (or old-fashioned oats for a chewier cookie) or 2 cups oats + 1 cup coconut
  • ⅔ cup peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


Mix butter, cocoa, sugar, milk, and salt together in a large saucepan. Boil for 1 minute, stirring constantly.

Stir in oats, peanut butter, and vanilla.

Drop by tablespoonfuls onto waxed paper. Allow to cool and harden.