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Chocolate Cookies
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No-Bake Chocolate Cookies

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Enjoy this chocolate treat without having to fire up the oven!



  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ¼ cup vanilla soy milk
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • ¼ cup soynut butter
  • 1¼ cups rolled oats
  • ½ cup soynuts, coarsely chopped, or pecans or walnuts
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract


Line a baking sheet with waxed paper; set aside. Combine sugar and cocoa in a medium saucepan. Stir in soy milk and butter. Bring to a full rolling boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Stir in soynut butter, oats, soynuts and vanilla. Remove from heat. Stir until well blended. Drop warm oat mixture by spoonfuls onto waxed paper. Chill until firm. Refrigerate leftovers.

Dietary and Nutrition


Soy is rich in B vitamins, which are necessary for producing energy from the foods we eat. Soy also provides phosphorus and iron. Phosphorous is necessary for cellular growth and production. Iron is crucial for the production of red blood cells and hemoglobin.

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