Last updated on December 14th, 2018 at 02:47 pm
Easy no bake cookies with peanut butter
These easy no bake cookies are a delicious and addictive treat! The combination of peanut butter and chocolate with the chewy oats really make for a wonderful cookie.
These are easy to make, and absolutely scrumptious. If you don’t believe me, try them for yourself!
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Easy No Bake Cookies with Peanut Butter
1/2 cup salted butter
2 cups granulated sugar
1/4 cup cocoa powder
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup peanut butter
1 Tsp vanilla
3 cups quick cooking oats
Combine the butter, sugar, cocoa powder, milk, and vanilla in a pan.
On medium-low heat, bring the contents to a boil stirring constantly.
When mixture starts to boil, add the peanut butter and stir until smooth.
Then, remove the pan from the heat and add the oats. Stir until it is evenly mixed, then let it sit for about a minute.
Next, spoon out the mixture onto a cookie sheet or pan that is lined with wax paper.
You will need to let it sit for 10-20 minutes in the refrigerator so it hardens up. You can also let them harden outside the refrigerator, but it just takes longer. Then, you simply peel back the wax paper and enjoy these delicious and easy no bake cookies! This recipe makes approximately 18 2-inch easy no bake cookies.
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Also, don’t forget to check out my chocolate no bake cookies for Christmas! They are a festive take the the usual no bake cookies.
Easy No Bake Cookies
No bake cookies are the perfect easy dessert, and will easily become a family favorite!
- 1/2 cup salted butter
- 2 cups granulated sugar
- 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1/2 cup milk
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
- 3 cups quick cooking oats
In a medium sauce pan, add the butter, sugar, cocoa powder, milk and vanilla. Turn the heat on medium heat. Stir frequently until everything has melted together.
Stir in the peanut butter to this chocolate sauce. Then, bring to a boil (stirring constantly).
Then, remove the saucepan from the heat and add in the quick cooking oats. Let them sit for about 3-5 minutes ensuring that the no bake cookies mixture will start getting thicker.
Then, you can scoop these no bake cookies out onto a cookie sheet lined with wax paper. Let them cool in the refrigerator so they get hard faster.