Quick Poor Man Cookies

Quick Poor Man Cookies

After your first bite of Quick Poor Man Cookies, you'll be hooked. Ready in minutes, these sweet treats are made of ingredients that you probably already have in your pantry like peanut butter, chopped nuts, and quick oats. No bake cookie recipes like this will have you eating one after the other. They may be budget friendly, but they taste like a million bucks.

Cooking MethodNo Bake


  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 stick of butter
  • 1/4 cup cocoa
  • 2 1/2 cups quick oats
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter


  1. Boil sugar, milk, butter & cocoa for 1-1/2 minutes.
  2. Mix reaming ingredients in a seperate bowl and  pour hot liquid over them.  Mix everything together, being careful not to burn yourself.
  3. Drop by spoonfuls on to a cookie sheet and let stand until firm.
  4. Use crunchy peanut butter instead of nuts if desired.

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after you do 1st step take off heat add peanut butter , 3c oats ,nuts and vanilla and mix and drop on wax paper or foil by spoonful


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