No bake cookies are the most convenient cookies to make. You can make them whenever needed. This recipe doesn’t need oven or the mixer.
The fun part with these cookies is that you can also have your kids help you out. Kids absolutely love making cookies. And it has all their favourite ingredients in it – chocolate and peanut butter.
These cookies have the perfect texture, are rich in chocolate and peanut butter and have the goodness of oats. So why wait, let’s get started with this flavourful recipe.
No special equipment is needed for this. All you need is a sauce pan and a bowl and some spoons and voila you are all set to make your cookies.
- Sauce pan
- Wax Paper
- Mixing bowl
- Cookie scoop
Chocolate Peanut Butter No Bake Cookies
Time for preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes
Callories: 150 Cal
Protien: 3 grams
- Unsalted butter – ½ cup
- Milk – ½ cup
- Peanut butter – 1 cup
- Sugar – 2 cups
- Cocoa powder – ¼ cup
- Vanilla extract – 2 teaspoon
- Quick cook oats – 3 cups
- Salt – ¼ teaspoon
- Mix together 3 cups of quick cook oats and salt. (if you are using salted butter then you might want to skip adding additional salt). Set this bowl aside.
- Whisk ½ cup butter, 2 cups sugar, ½ cup milk, and ¼ cup cocoa powder in a sauce pan and cook it over medium heat.
- Let this mixture come to a boil and cook it for a minute.
- Remove the sauce pan from the heat and whisk in 1 cup of peanut butter and 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract. Give it good stir till the mixture becomes homogenous.
- Now take the bowl with the oats and pour the chocolate peanut butter mixture on it. Mix it till the entire thing is well combined.
- Now line a tray with a wax paper and then with the help of a cookie scoop drop the oats mixture onto it.
- Let the cookies rest for a while and once they are cool and set you can store them in airtight containers.
- You can use these moist and chewy cookies with a glass of milk whenever your kids are hungry or satiate your after-dinner sweet cravings.
Tips and Tricks:
- Do not overcook the mixture as it will leave your mixture dry and turn the cookies crumbly.
- Resting the cookies on the counter top to cool is an IMPORTANT step.
- You may want to replace peanut butter with almond butter or sunflower seed butter. You can also add in raisins or coconut for extra flavour.
- It is a good idea to keep all the other ingredients measured and handy as soon as you remove the chocolate peanut butter mixture from the heat.
Believe me you and your kids are going to love this recipe. It is the perfect recipe for those little hunger pangs that keep you wondering what to feed them.