had a major sugar craving this afternoon, but it was just too hot to bake, so i got an idea from this sweet girl and went with some no-bake-cookies. there are a lot of adaptations of this recipe, but i kept it simple on the ingredients and they were delicious. i changed mine up a little bit and used some of the ingredients i had on hand...
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1 1/4 cups white sugar
1/2 cup rice milk
1/4 cup butter
4 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 cup crunchy almond butter
3 cups oats
1 teaspoon vanilla
in a medium saucepan, combine sugar, milk, butter and cocoa. bring to a boil and cook for 1 1/2 minutes. remove from heat and stir in almond butter, oats and vanilla. drop by teaspoonfuls onto wax paper. let cool until hardened.