Two-Minute Cookies

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


about 3 dozen

Updated: Apr. 08, 2023
My mom used to pack these cookies into our school lunches. They're inexpensive and easy to prepare, so all seven of us children learned to make them. Now they're also a favorite of my two children's.
Two-Minute Cookies Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/2 cups 2% milk
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 cups quick-cooking oats or old-fashioned oats
  • 5 tablespoons baking cocoa
  • 1/2 cup raisins, chopped nuts or sweetened shredded coconut


  1. In a large saucepan, heat butter, milk and sugar. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Boil for 1 minute.
  2. Remove from the heat. Stir in the oats, cocoa, and raisins, nuts or coconut. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto waxed paper. Cool.

Nutrition Facts

1 cookie: 101 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 22mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.

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