Cocoa Quickies Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Cocoa Quickies Recipe
  • READY IN hrs

Cocoa Quickies

Recipe by  

"Really good! I know the recipe by heart!"

Back
Next
+ Recipe Box + Shopping List + Menu Print

On Sale Change Settings

Hmm. None of these ingredients are on sale today.

Show ingredients on sale

Sort stores by

Ingredients Edit and Save

Original recipe makes 1 1/2 dozen Change Servings
ADVERTISEMENT
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • READY IN

    1 hr 15 mins

Directions

  1. Place the milk, butter, sugar, and cocoa in a medium sized saucepan, and bring to a full rolling boil. Boil for one minute. Remove from heat, and stir in oats. Mix in coconut, if desired. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto waxed paper. Let stand until set. Quickies may be refrigerated to speed setting.
Kitchen-Friendly View
ADVERTISEMENT

Reviews More Reviews

Most Helpful Positive Review
Aug 05, 2003

You won't have problems with these being too gooey if you allow them to boil for approximately 2.5 minutes. I didn't stir during boiling time. For variation these are good with dry roasted peanuts and raisins, too. Yummy treat, Diana, thanks.

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Nov 16, 2011

Quick and easy, but not the best

 
Apr 14, 2008

I made these alot when I was a kid. To make things even faster we would spead out 4 or 5 sheets of wax paper and put and put 1/4 or more on each paper and roll them into logs. We would put them into the fridge right away and they would set quickly. After a few hours you unroll the log and cut into pieces. My kids love them because they are so easy for them to make and eat.

 
Jul 23, 2003

I love these cookies. I made 1-1/2 batches yesterday afternoon and they are already gone. (I'm not going to tell you who ate them all *smile*). I didnt' even bother making these into cookies...it was eaten right out of the pan. I didn't add the coconut because I didn't have any. And when I do have chopped pecans, I like to throw a handful of them in. Diana...I too know this recipe by heart since I make these so much. Thanks for your submission. OH..and I do add a spoonful of Peanut Butter. :)

 
Feb 03, 2003

I have made this same recipe for years! The only exception being without the coconut. My family love them! I always run out too quickly. They are so easy that my husband will even make them! He even taught me that if you don't want them to be so gooy, cook them for one full minute once they start come to a full boil. This makes all the difference! But be sure to drop them onto wax paper quickly, they will set up much quicker by doing this.

 
Apr 02, 2009

These were fun, easy and yummy. However I did change the recipe quite a bit. Instead of milk I used coconut milk, instead of butter i used coconut oil. I also used WAY less sugar and added cinnamon at the end. I also added raisins. I can't be bothered to measure with recipes like this so i encourage you all to use this as a template and I'm excited to see what other cooks come up with. Enjoy!

 
Sep 10, 2007

Wow... I had no oats... I used "Quaker Kids' Oatmeal" I wasn't sure how it would turn out but it tasted great, just like my mom used to make!! This is very kid friendly and my son helped me from beginning to end. It was really fun because the Oatmeal had "Hatching Dino eggs" so there were tiny colourful dinosaurs through them.. and when we were done we put a "Smartie" on top of each one!! What great tasting quality time we had!! This will be a regular treat in my house.. thanks so much!

 
Jan 08, 2004

I used 1&1/2 cups oats added 1/2 cup chopped pecans. I also added 2 teaspoons vanilla extract. To try for a low calorie treat I used skim milk, splenda, 1/2 stick butter and 1/3 cup smuckers oil/shortening substitute.I made these many years ago when my mom thought I was too young to use the oven. It has a little different texture with all the diet substitutes but they still got firm and helped my sweet tooth. thanks Diana!!

 

Rate This Recipe

Glad you liked it! Your friends will, too:
ADVERTISEMENT

Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 209 kcal
  • 10%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 34.8 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol
  • 14 mg
  • 5%
  • Fat
  • 7.5 g
  • 12%
  • Fiber
  • 2.4 g
  • 9%
  • Protein
  • 2.5 g
  • 5%
  • Sodium
  • 52 mg
  • 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

See More
 
ADVERTISEMENT
Go Pro!

In Season

Christmas Dinner
Christmas Dinner

Magnificent main dishes for your holiday table are here, from roast beef to a Christmas goose.

Christmas Appetizers
Christmas Appetizers

Dozens and dozens of appetizers perfect for the winter season.

Special Holiday Offer!
Special Holiday Offer!

Delicious recipes, party ideas, and cooking tips! Get a year of Allrecipes magazine for $5!

Related Videos

No-Bake Cookies III

See how to make these peanut butter cocoa-flavored cookies.

No Bake Cookies I

These tasty no-bake cookies are made with oatmeal, peanut butter, and cocoa.

T's Peanut Butter Balls

See how to make crunchy, chocolaty, quick energy snacks!

Related Menus

Sorry, there are no related menus here yet.

Recently Viewed Recipes

 
ADVERTISEMENT
Argentina  |  Australia & New Zealand  |  Brazil  |  Canada  |  China  |  France  |  Germany  |  India  |  Italy  |  Japan  |  Korea  |  Mexico

Netherlands  |  Poland  |  Quebec  |  Russia  |  SE Asia  |  United Kingdom & Ireland  |  United States