No Bake Chocolate Mint Cookies

Today we have no bake chocolate mint cookies, these chocolate boiled cookies are popular with kids and adults year round and can be flavored with a variety of extracts. Chocolate mint seems fitting for the holidays but feel free to use any other flavor you like. How about chocolate cherry or chocolate orange? Sound

2 cups granulated sugar
1/2 cup butter or margarine
1/4 cup cocoa
1/2 cup milk
2 & 1/2 cups quick cooking oatmeal
1/2 cup shredded coconut
1 teaspoon Watkins pure mint or pure peppermint or pure orange extract (or vanilla, vanilla nut, cherry, raspberry, chocolate or coconut extract)
1 cup chopped nuts

Directions: Mix sugar, butter, salt, cocoa, and milk in a saucepan. Bring mixture to a boil and boil for 3 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and stir in oatmeal, coconut, extract and nuts. Drop by spoonfuls onto waxed paper and let cool until firm.

Which flavor do prefer? Tell us in the comments, we’d love it if you do!

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