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GiGi's Playhouse Hoffman Estates • 2350 West Higgins Road, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169 •

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GiGi’s Kitchen – Cooking @ 12 pm ET/11 am CT/9 am PT

September 10 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am

This program is recommended for ages all ages.

Shari and Heather from GiGi’s Playhouse Hoffman Estates are excited to see you all!

Today we are making No Bake Cookies!


1/2 cup salted butter

1 3/4 cups granulated sugar

1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

1/2 cup milk

1 tsp vanilla extract

2/3 cup creamy peanut butter

3 cups quick oats (do not use Old Fashioned Oats)



  1. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper or set out approximately 29 cupcake liners
  2. In a 2.5 to 3 quart medium saucepan combine butter, sugar, cocoa, and milk.
  3. Set over medium heat, and cook stirring frequently until it reaches a full boil.
  4. Allow mixture to boil for 60 seconds without stirring.
  5. Remove from heat, immediately add in vanilla, peanut butter and quick oats.
  6. Stir mixture until well combined then, using a medium (2 Tbsp) cookie scoop or two spoons drop mixture onto lined baking sheets or into cupcake liners.
  7. Allow to rest at room temperature until set, about 20-30 minutes (to speed up setting refrigerate)
  8. Store cookies in an airtight container at room temperature.


GiGi’s Kitchen is designed to emphasize the importance of health and wellness through nutrition education, kitchen safety, food preparation, social activities and a shared meal/snack. Under the guidance of program leaders, participants will learn about and progress through skills including measurements, food handling, knife skills, ingredient identification, palette expansion, and nutrition. Participants will be introduced to various cooking techniques. GiGi’s Kitchen program will build participants self-esteem and self-confidence through nutrition and wellness!

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September 10
11:00 am - 11:45 am
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