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No Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

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The classic no-bake cookie turns into a healthy one! These no-bake chocolate oatmeal cookies are stuffed with crunchy oats and wrapped in chocolatey peanut butter goodness. They are as good as the originals..but much better for you!

Best no bake chocolate oatmeal cookies ever

I’ve spent my mother’s entire life refining recipes. I can’t always justify making cookies with two cups of sugar every time I crave them. When I wanted to eat, I knew it was time to make a recipe. health No-bake chocolate oatmeal cookies.

These are made with whole grains, are low in sugar, and aren’t lacking in nutrients like many other cookies. I like to store them in the freezer so I have an emergency stash on hand. But if you don’t have an emergency stash yet.. fear not, these bad boys he’ll be gathering in less than 10 minutes.

Overhead shot of chocolate no-bake cookies

Ingredients for no-bake chocolate oatmeal cookies:

  • oats– We use quick oats in these cookies.
  • peanut butter・Uses creamy natural peanut butter.
  • cocoa powder– I used regular cocoa powder, but you can also use the dutch process for a richer chocolate flavor.
  • Maple syrup– Adds just the right amount of sweetness and helps bind the mixture together.
  • coconut oil– We love the flavor of coconut oil, but if you don’t, butter works here too.
  • milk– I used normal 2% milk.
  • vanilla extract– for flavor.
Ingredients for No-Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

How to make no-bake chocolate oatmeal cookies

  1. in the media pot, Heat coconut oil, maple syrup, cocoa powder, and milk over low heat. Stir frequently and whisk for 1 minute.
  2. remove from heat Mix vanilla essence and peanut butter. whisk join
  3. stir oats round and drop tea spoon On a baking sheet lined with parchment. Press into cookie shapes or leave as is.
  4. cool the cookies for at least 15 minutes so that they harden.
  5. fun!
Process shot of how to make no-bake cookies

Tips and Suggestions

Can you freeze no-bake chocolate oatmeal cookies?

Not only can they be frozen, they absolutely should be frozen. I usually pull one out and let it cool on the counter for a few minutes before eating. And absolutely delicious. Keeps up to 3 months in the freezer. Ours won’t last that long!

Can I make no-bake cookies that are nut-free?

yes! I made these with sunflower butter and had great results.

Why are my no-bake cookies dry?

If the no-bake cookies become dry or crumbly, you may have overcooked the moist mixture.

These cookies are so awesome like this, but you can also play with add-ins! Some of our favorites are chopped coconut, mini chocolate chips and chopped nuts.

Stack of healthy no-bake chocolate oatmeal cookies

no bake chocolate oatmeal cookies

The classic no-bake cookie turns into a healthy one! These no-bake chocolate oatmeal cookies are stuffed with crunchy oats and wrapped in chocolatey peanut butter goodness. They are as good as the originals..but much better for you!

preparation timeFive minutes

cooking timeTen minutes

total time15 minutes

course: dessert

cooking: American

Serving: twenty four cookie

calorie: 136kcal

  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1/3 cup pure maple syrup
  • 3 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup natural peanut butter
  • 3 cup quick oats not old fashioned
  • In a medium saucepan, combine coconut oil, maple syrup, cocoa powder, and milk. Bring the mixture to a gentle boil, stirring frequently. With almost constant stirring, the low boiling point he continues for 1 minute.

  • Remove pan from heat and stir in vanilla extract and peanut butter. Whisk together, then stir in the oats.

  • Drop one tablespoon at a time onto a tray lined with wax or parchment. (You can make it into a cookie shape, or you can leave it as is.)

  • Place the tray in the freezer and wait at least 15 minutes for the cookies to harden. Remove from the freezer and enjoy!

  • They can be stored in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 5 days or in the freezer for up to 3 months.

calorie: 136kcal | | carbohydrates: 13g | | protein: Fourg | | obesity: 9g | | saturated fat: 3g | | Polyunsaturated fat: 2g | | Monounsaturated fat: 3g | | cholesterol: 0.2mg | | sodium: Fivemg | | potassium: 124mg | | fiber: 2g | | sugar: Fourg | | Vitamin A: TenIU | | calcium: twenty twomg | | iron: 1mg

Keyword : Chocolate, healthy, no-bake cookies


Natalie Monson

I am a registered dietitian, mother of four, a food lover and a strong promoter of healthy habits. Here you’ll find delicious, fruit- and veg-rich recipes, tips to help your kids eat better and more intuitively, and tons of resources to feed your family.

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