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Haystack Cookies Recipe

Haystack cookies are one of our favourite family cookie recipes. The is an easy no-bake recipe and the cookies never last long; my personal favourite is eating them straight out of the freezer. If you like the recipe, please pin the picture to your Pinterest board. ๐Ÿ™‚

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Haystack Cookies Recipe
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Recipe type: Dessert
  • 2 cups sugar
  • ½ cup milk
  • ½ cup butter or ½ cup margarine
  • ½ cup cocoa
  • 1 dash salt
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 cups rolled oats
  • 1 cup flaked coconut
  1. In a medium saucepan, combine sugar, milk, butter, cocoa and salt.
  2. Heat to boiling, stirring frequently.
  3. When it has reached a rolling boil, cook for 3 minutes, stirring constantly.
  4. Remove pan from heat and mix in vanilla, oats and coconut.
  5. Quickly drop by spoonfuls onto wax paper.
  6. Let cool.
  7. Great cookies for freezing!

7 comments on “Haystack Cookies Recipe”

  1. We love these cookies in our house too ๐Ÿ™‚ I pinned for ya!

  2. Fantastic recipe!!! they turned out perfect!!! thank you for posting ~

  3. What kind of oats? quick or traditional? Can’t wait to try!

  4. These are awesome! Made a batch tonight using Hershey’s Dark Cocoa Powder and everybody in the house is after them! LOL I’m taking them tomorrow on a cookie tray to my mom’s for Christmas…so I’m so excited on how they turned out! Thank you so much!

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