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Chocolate No Bake Cookies Recipe

Classic No Bake Cookies Recipe

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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.
Course Cookies, Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Chill time 30 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Servings 28 Cookies
Calories 142
Author CakeWhiz

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  • In a saucepan, add milk, sugar, butter and cocoa powder and cook at medium-high heat until the mixture comes to a rolling boil.
  • Then, cook for for exactly 1 minute, while constantly mixing.
  • Remove from heat and stir in peanut butter, oats, salt and vanilla extract.
  • Drop tablespoonfuls on a sheet of wax paper and let the cookies set for 30 minutes or until they harden. Enjoy!

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

Calories: 142kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 73mg | Potassium: 78mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 110IU | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 0.6mg