Vanilla No Bake Cookies

l and vanilla. I just don't remember the amounts. This recipe doesn't have cocoa or peanut butter in it. Thank you in advance. Toni

The Hillbilly Housewife Recommends

homemade-mixes-kindleHomemade Mixes – Make It Yourself and Save

Making your own mix from scratch rather than buying it in the store not only saves you money but also saves you from all the additives and preservatives that are put in the foods we buy.

Find out how easy it is to make your own seasonings, baking mixes, beverage mixes and more in this HBHW Kindle Cookbook.

 The recipes include:

Apple Pie Spice Mix
Basic Muffin Mix
Brownie Mix
Caribbean Jerk Seasoning
Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix
Corn Bread Mix
Cream of Soup Mix
Fajita Seasoning
Fish Fry Coating Mix
Fruited Oatmeal Mix
Homemade Taco Seasoning Mix
Homemade Vanilla Chai Tea Mix

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00JIVJH6U/

Articles From The Hillbilly Housewife

Making Ice Cream Without An Ice Cream Maker

How To Make Ice Cream Without An Ice Cream Maker

If you don’t have an ice cream maker, don’t fret.  You can make ice cream at home without the aid of either a hand-cranked machine or an electric ice cream maker. How?  All you need is a freezer, and a little muscle. Here’s how to do it. This will work with any ice cream recipe. […]

St. Peter Church - Merzig, Germany

The Trip To Germany

This week’s article is more of a personal blog post about our trip to Germany. I thought it would be fun to share a few pictures with you of my town, the grocery stores and a few sights around the area. I hope you’ll enjoy taking this little trip with me. Let’s start with the […]

Darn Good & Dang Tasty ebook

Darn Good & Dang Tasty – Healthy Food Does’t Have To Taste Bad

My friend Tracy from MomsinaBlog.com put together a wonderful new cookbook full of healthy recipes that taste great. I asked her to share her thoughts and inspiration for writing the book along with some recipes with you. Enjoy and don’t forget to check out Darn Good & Dang Tasty.  Oftentimes when we think of eating […]

Cast Iron Skillet

How To Season and Re-Season Cast Iron Cookware

The following is a small excerpt from “The Hillbilly Housewife’s Cast Iron Cookbook“. It’s the most frequent question I get about cooking with cast iron skillets.  Over time, cast iron cookware develops a thin protective coating known as “seasoning” from the natural fats and oils associated with the cooking process. This coating fills in all […]

crockpot Collage

Slow Cooker Reviews

I’m a big fan of crockpot cooking. No matter how busy I get or how much running around town I’ve got to do, I know a yummy home-cooked meal will be ready when we get home. As you know, I’ve recently written and published a Kindle cookbook of Chicken Crockpot recipes. It’s been very well […]

Comments

  1. JoAnn says

    NO BAKE VANILLA OATMEAL COOKIES
    FOR TONI

    3 cups quick cooking oats
    1 cup flaked coconut
    1/2 cup nuts
    2 cups sugar
    1/2 cup milk
    1 stick butter
    2 tsp. vanilla

    Cook sugar, milk and butter. Bring to a boil and boil for 2 minutes till good soft ball stage. Add the vanilla. Pour over all other ingredients and stir until well mixed. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto waxed paper to cool.

  2. says

    I just wanted to thank Toni for posting this recipe!! My one son is a pretty picky eater and chocolate is not his favorite thing. He does like peanut butter and so I’ve been making no-bakes but without the cocoa for him. I saw this recipe and knew I had to make them for him! He doesn’t like coconut or nuts so I replaced the coconut with additional oatmeal and left out the nuts. They were excellent! He took them to school along side traditional no-bakes for his homeroom class on his birthday and the kids were begging him to get the recipe so their moms could make them too! Thanks again!!

  3. hungry mama says

    I make No-bakes without peanut butter because of allergies, but I bet you could leave out the cocoa powder and have vanilla cookies…

    Mix and boil 2 minutes:
    2 cups sugar
    (1/3 cup cocoa)
    ½ cup milk
    ¼ cup butter

    Remove from heat and stir in:
    3 cups oatmeal
    2 teaspoons vanilla

    Optional stir-ins:
    ½ cup raisins
    ½ cup coconut

    Drop by teaspoonfuls onto wax paper and let cool.

  4. Maggie the Cat says

    I have one:

    2/3 c milk
    2 c sugar
    1/2 c butter
    1 pkg INSTANT vanilla pudding powder
    1/2 tsp vanilla
    3 1/2 c quick oats

    combine milk, butter, sugar in saucepan. Cook on medium until comes to full boil. Boil 2 minutes*. Turn off heat. Add vanilla, pudding mix, & oats. Let sit for 5 minutes. Drop onto waxed paper.

    * I never, ever have gotten these to fully set up like the photos in the original recipe, and the original recipe says boil 2 minutes. I boil 4-5 minutes and they set up, but are still somewhat gooey and sticky, not fully solid like a correct no-bake should. But they taste so good that I let it slide, lol. I live in a humid area of the country so a 2 minute boil is guaranteed saucy goo. My regular no-bakes (the chocolate kind w/peabut butter and cocoa) always need about 4 minutes. Also, the pudding flavor can be whatever kind you like as long as it’s instant.

  5. Maggie the Cat says

    Okay, I fiddled with the recipe today and have adjusted it so that it DOES set up for me.

    1 1/2 c sugar
    1 stick butter
    1/2 c milk

    1 pkg INSTANT pudding (any flavor)
    3 1/2 c oats
    1/2 tsp vanilla

    Heat sugar, butter, milk on medium to full boil and let boil for 4-5 minutes (or less if you live in a dry climate, it’s always humid here so I always have to boil no bakes for around 4 minutes). Add pudding mix, oats, vanilla and drop onto waxed paper to cool and set up. (I skipped the 5 minute wait time that my previous recipe had). With the lower amounts of milk & sugar they set up completely solid like they ought to! Success!