No-Bake Chocolate, Peanut Butter, and Oatmeal Cookies

No-Bake Chocolate, Peanut Butter, and Oatmeal Cookies
Raymond Hom
No oven needed for these delicious cookies—just drop the batter onto baking sheets and chill until set.

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Makes 36 cookies
preparation
10
minutes
cooking
30
minutes

Ingredients

8
tablespoons
(1 stick) butter
1 1/2
cups
packed light brown sugar
1/2
cup
heavy cream
1/3
cup
unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2
cup
creamy peanut butter
1
teaspoon
pure vanilla extract
3
cups
old-fashioned rolled oats (not quick-cooking)
1
cup
dry roasted peanuts

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, melt the butter over medium-high heat. Stir in the brown sugar, cream, and cocoa, then boil for 1 minute.
  2. Remove the saucepan from heat, add the peanut butter and vanilla, and stir until smooth. Stir in the oats and peanuts.
  3. Drop heaping tablespoonfuls of the batter onto wax paper–lined baking sheets, spacing them 1 inch apart, and let cool until set, about 20 minutes.
  4. Storage suggestion: Keep the cookies at room temperature, between sheets of wax paper in an airtight container, for up to 3 days.

 

Gina Marie Miraglia Eriquez
November 2011

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 204
  • Fat 11 g
  • Sat Fat 5 g
  • Cholesterol 17 mg
  • Sodium 111 mg
  • Protein 3 g
  • Carbohydrate 25 g
  • Sugar 12 g
  • Fiber 2 g
  • Iron 1 mg
  • Calcium 22 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.

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