No Bake Cookie Recipe

You must be wondering what no bake cookies are. A no bake cookie is prepared as the name suggests, without the use of an oven. They are quick and easy, hassle-free cookies that won’t have you in a heated kitchen. No bake cookies are also a great experience for kids that want to test their skills in the kitchen.

Preparation Time

  • 10 mins

Cook Time

  • 1 hour


  • Saucepan
  • Wax paper
  • Airtight container


  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 4 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 3 1/2 cups quick cooking oats


  1. Assemble and measure all ingredients before you begin.
  2. Place saucepan on medium heat.
  3. Add the milk and butter.
  4. Add cocoa and sugar.
  5. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Boil for 1 minute. Ensure sugar is completely dissolved.
  6. Remove from heat and stir in the vanilla, salt, peanut butter and oats.
  7. Continue to stir until all the peanut butter has melted and oats is properly mixed in.
  8. Drop rounded spoonfuls of mixture onto waxed paper.
  9. Place cookies to cool.
  10. Store in an airtight container at room temperature.

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