I suppose these got there name because they are done in a “jiffy” that tells you how old this recipe really is. These are quick, no bake and great if you need sugar chocolate fix. These are Dave’s favorite cookies, who in essence is my dad, therefore I have a lot of practice making these. It’s my mother’s family recipe but it’s incredibly easy to convert the recipe to be vegan friendly. In fact I think they were even better then the non-vegan recipe, just my opinion, so I am posting both.
- 2 cups of white sugar
- 1/2 cup of cocoa
- 1/2 cup of butter or margarine
- 1/2 milk or soy milk
- 1/2 cup peanut butter
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 3 cups of quick cooking oats
Lay out a long strip of waxed paper on your counter top.
Mix sugar, cocoa, butter (or margerine), milk(or soy milk) in saucepan, bring to a boil stirring constantly.
Let boil for one full minute, remove from heat and stir in peanut butter, salt and vanilla.
When mix is smooth, add oats and coat completely.
Drop mixture by spoonfuls onto waxed paper and let set. It usually takes 60 minutes to set completely, but they are really good in the in between stage if you don’t mind messy fingers. 😉