Sweet Treats

It’s been hot here the last few days.  We’re talking summer weather hot.  It certainly doesn’t feel like the first few days of Fall around our home, aside from the gigantic orange pumpkin growing in our garden.

Vegan Sweet Treats

When it’s hot like this, I don’t feel like cooking because it makes the house too hot.  But, for some reason, today I felt like making cookies.  I looooove salty foods and almost never even think about making a dessert.

Chocolately Peanut Butter No-Bake Cookies

  • 2 cups organic sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened soymilk
  • 1/2 cup vegan butter (i.e. Earth Balance), melted
  • 1/2 cup cocoa
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 3 cups uncooked old-fashioned oats
  • 1 tsp. vanilla

Vegan Sweet Treats

In a medium saucepan, mix sugar, soymilk, cocoa, and melted butter together.

Vegan Sweet Treats

Bring to a boil.  Boil for 2 minutes, stirring constantly.

Take off the heat and add peanut butter.

Stir until melted.

Vegan Sweet Treats

Add oats and vanilla and stir until mixed together.

Vegan Sweet Treats

Using two spoons, drop by spoonful onto waxed paper that you’ve spread onto a counter or table.

Vegan Sweet Treats

Vegan Sweet Treats

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