No-Bake Cookies

No-Bake Cookies

No-Bake Cookies are a tried and true chocolate peanut butter cookies made with oats. Everything is done on the stove so you don't need to turn on your oven. 

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Yield 18 cookies


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup cocoa
  • 3 cups quick cooking oats
  • 2/3 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


  1. Bring butter, sugar, milk, and cocoa to a boil for one minute. To make sure cookies set up properly wait until mixture comes to a complete FULL boil and then start the timer for one minute. Remove from heat.
  2. Add peanut butter, vanilla, and oats. Stir well and drop spoonfuls onto waxed paper or parchment paper. Let them set up and cool.

Recipe Notes

Source: Lisa Pouslen