No Bake Cookies
These Chocolate Peanut Butter No Bake Cookies have been a staple in my household since a friend shared the recipe with me over a decade ago. They're simple to make with just a handful of ingredients that you probably already have on hand. These cookies are made without flour and eggs.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 4 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 22 cookies
- ½ cup salted butter cut into Tablespoon-sized pieces (113g)
- ½ cup whole milk (120ml)
- 1 cup light brown sugar, tightly packed (200g)
- 1 cup sugar (200g)
- ¼ cup cocoa powder (25g)
- 2/3 cup creamy peanut butter (165g)
- 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 3 cups instant oats (285g
Prepare two cookie sheets by lining with wax paper and set aside.
Combine butter, milk, sugars, and cocoa powder in a medium-sized saucepan over low heat.
Stir ingredients frequently until butter is completely melted (I recommend using a long wooden spoon as a metal spoon can become really hot).
Increase heat to medium and, stirring constantly, bring to a boil.
Boil, still stirring constantly, for 1 minute (I recommend using a timer, see post for more details on why it's important to not over or under-boil) then remove from heat. Continue to stir the mixture for several seconds.
Add peanut butter and vanilla extract, stirring until peanut butter is completely combined and melted into the mixture.
Add oats and stir until coated in chocolate.
Drop no bake cookie mixture by approximately 1 ½-2 Tablespoon-sized spoonfuls onto prepared cookie sheet.
Allow to cool (approximately 20-30 minutes) before serving, the cookies will harden as they cool.
Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 195kcal