Easy No-Bake Cookies

No-Bake Cookies, so easy that you can whip up an easy treat for a New Year’s celebration and no baking is involved. This is such an easy recipe! Prep time is 5 minutes and cook time is 5 minutes. It is perfect for when you don’t want to spend your vacay or family time stuck in the kitchen.

no bake chocolate cookies


  • 3 cups oatmeal
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 2 cups of sugar
  • 1 stick of butter
  • ¼ cup of cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla
  • 1 pinch of salt


  1. Line your baking sheet or just your counter with wax paper, parchment or aluminum foil.
  2. In a saucepan bring the butter, sugar, milk, cocoa butter to boil overheat, stirring regularly. Remove from heat and add the oats, peanut butter, salt, and vanilla. Mix and incorporate well together.
  3. Then drop spoonfuls of the mixture on the prepared surface. Store in an airtight container or in sandwich bags.

Enjoy with a cup of coffee for breakfast, and easy dessert at the end of the day or pack up to take out to enjoy some fun!

Additional tips: use an ice cream scoop to the mixture; it makes for the perfect size cookies. You can add protein powder in step 2 and add some additional nutrients to the yummy goodness. You can easily substitute items to make this recipe healthier, vegan and gluten-free.  Milk can be substituted for unsweetened almond milk. Butter can be substituted for melted coconut oil. Sugar can be substituted with honey or maple syrup or stevia.


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