Easy to Make Recipe: Chocolate Oatmeal Balls

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!


  • 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.

Cook Time

Prep time: 3 min
Cook time: 30 min
Ready in: 33 min
Yields: Makes about two dozen balls

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Paul Edmondson 3 years ago from Burlingame, CA

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

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sydneyspence 3 years ago from Austin Texas Author

@ 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!

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