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Easy to Make Recipe: Chocolate Oatmeal Balls

Sydney Spence enjoys trying to new recipes and sharing her own family recipes with others.


Our family makes these at almost every holiday because they are so easy to make, have very few ingredients and taste great!

Hope you enjoy as well!

Cook Time

Prep timeCook timeReady inYields

3 min

30 min

33 min

Makes about two dozen balls


  • 2 Cups Instant Oatmeal
  • 1/2 Cup Butter
  • 1 Tsp. Vanilla
  • 1/2 Cup Peanut Butter
  • 1/4 Cup Cocoa
  • 1/2 Cup Milk
  • 2 Cups Sugar


  1. In a large saucepan, melt the butter, milk, sugar and cocoa.
  2. Boil for one minute.
  3. Turn off burner and add peanut butter and vanilla.
  4. Stir until blended well.
  5. Add oatmeal one cup at a time while stirring.
  6. Drop by spoonfuls onto wax paper.
  7. Let cool for at least 30 minutes.
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© 2013 Sydney Spence


Sydney Spence (author) from Texas on March 27, 2013:

@ Paul ... I used Powerpoint lol :) Is that allowed lol? I always add my name to any photo I have personally taken. Thanks for taking the time to stop by!

Paul Edmondson from Burlingame, CA on March 27, 2013:

That's a great photo. Did you take it?

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