Need the perfect chocolate no bake cookies? Look no further, you’ve found them!
Hey guys, today we are gonna bring it all the way back to 8th grade foods! Because, who doesn’t love chocolate no bake cookies? You aren’t going to believe this but it is already getting HOT where I live.. which means it’s time to bust out all my favorite no bake recipes, and these beauties are at the top of any busy mommas list!
I’m not even lying when I say that Luke (my two and a half year old) can almost make these by himself. (**With close adult supervision, I promise!) I basically just have to get the high stuff down and then stand right there to make sure he doesn’t accidentally touch the pan while he’s stirring. Man, that boy is a great stirrer ;).
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Are you ready for the recipe that will make you the coolest mom ever with only ingredients you have on hand and 10 minutes start to finish?? Let’s do it.
Chocolate Peanut Butter No Bake Cookies
In a medium sized sauce pan combine sugar, butter, cocoa and milk.
Heat until boiling and then stir while boiling for one minute.
Add peanut butter, vanilla, and oats and stir until combined.
Drop by spoonfuls onto your prepared cookie sheets and refrigerate until hardened. Serve and enjoy!
Chocolate No Bake Cookies
- 2 cups sugar
- 4 tablespoons cocoa
- 1 stick butter
- 1/2 cup milk
- 1 cup peanut butter
- 1 tablespoon vanilla
- 3 1/4 cups quick cook oats
- Pull out all your ingredients and line two cookie sheets with foil or parchment paper. In a medium sized sauce pan combine sugar, butter, cocoa and milk. Heat until boiling and then stir while boiling for one minute. Add peanut butter, vanilla, and oats and stir until combined. Drop by spoonfuls onto your prepared cookie sheets and refrigerate until hardened. Serve and enjoy!
Now let’s get to a couple frequently asked no bake cookie questions!
Can you use old fashioned oats in no bake cookies?
Yes! Absolutely. I typically use the quick cooking oats because that is what I have on hand and they are cheaper. That being said, I’ve made this recipe using both and they both work and taste great to me!
Do no bake cookies have to be refrigerated?
Nope, they don’t! As long as they are stored in an air tight container they will last about a week. Some people like them cold, so whether or not your store them in the fridge comes down to personal preference!
How long does it take for no bake cookies to harden?
About 20-30 minutes depending on the temperature of your fridge!
Do any of you feel less guilty eating these because of all the oats… or is that just me?
ALSO, if you are looking for other delicious no bake treats, do yourself a favor and make this easy homemade rice pudding or these easy chocolate rice krispie treats! … they are both freaking delicious!
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