Chocolate No Bake Cookies Recipe
5 from 1 vote

Classic No Bake Cookies Recipe

Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
15 mins

This quick and easy no bake cookies recipe, requiring simple ingredients is a classic. These old fashioned no bake oatmeal cookies have a chewy texture.

Servings: 28 Cookies
Course: Cookies, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Calories: 142 kcal
Author: CakeWhiz


  • 1/2 cup Milk Whole
  • 1 3/4 cups Sugar Granulated
  • 1/2 cup Butter Unsalted
  • 4 tbsp Cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup Peanut butter Smooth
  • 3 cups Oats Quick cooking
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract


  1. In a saucepan, add milk, sugar, butter and cocoa powder and cook at medium-high heat until the mixture comes to a rolling boil.

  2. Then, cook for for exactly 1 minute, while constantly mixing.

  3. Remove from heat and stir in peanut butter, oats, salt and vanilla extract.

  4. Drop tablespoonfuls on a sheet of wax paper and let the cookies set for 30 minutes or until they harden. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

- Read all the questions and answers above.
- Do not substitute any other type of oats. You must use quick cooking oats!
- Remember that if you cook the mixture for too long, the cookies will become dry and crumbly. If you don't cook long enough, the cookies won't hold their shape properly.
- You can use crunchy or creamy coconut butter. It all depends on your preference.
- You can add ¼ cup desiccated or shredded coconut to enhance the chewy texture of these cookies.
- You an add ¼ tsp espresso powder to enhance the chocolate flavor of these cookies even further.

Nutrition Facts
Classic No Bake Cookies Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 142 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Cholesterol 9mg3%
Sodium 73mg3%
Potassium 78mg2%
Carbohydrates 19g6%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 13g14%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 110IU2%
Calcium 13mg1%
Iron 0.6mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.