No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

Indulge in the rich, delightful combination of chocolate and peanut butter with these No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies. This quick and easy recipe requires minimal effort, making it perfect for busy days or when you’re craving a sweet treat without the fuss of baking.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe:

Quick and hassle-free: No need to preheat the oven; these cookies come together on the stovetop.
Minimal ingredients: With pantry staples like sugar, milk, oats, and peanut butter, you can whip up a batch anytime.
Crowd-pleaser: The irresistible blend of chocolate and peanut butter is sure to satisfy any sweet tooth.


  • 1 3/4 cups white sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup margarine (such as Country Crock(R))
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Line a baking sheet with waxed paper.
  2. In a large saucepan, bring sugar, milk, margarine, and cocoa powder to a boil for 1 1/2 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and stir in oats, peanut butter, and vanilla extract until the dough is evenly mixed.
  4. Drop tablespoonfuls of dough onto the prepared baking sheet and let them rest until cooled and set, about 50 minutes.
  5. Prep Time: 10 minutes
  6. Cooking Time: 2 minutes
  7. Total Time: 1 hour


Store these cookies in an airtight container at room temperature for up to a week. If you’re looking to keep them fresh for a longer period, consider refrigerating or freezing.

Recipe Tips:

Experiment with crunchy peanut butter for added texture.
Drizzle melted chocolate on top for a decorative touch.
For a nutty twist, add chopped nuts like almonds or pecans to the mix.
Give in to the temptation of these no-bake wonders, and enjoy a delectable treat that’s as simple to make as it is delicious to savor!

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