No bake cookies? Sign me up. These gluten-free no-bake cookies will not only taste good but, dare I say, help you on the healthier side of things! These cookies can work both for an after supper snack or an extra bite with your morning coffee. Utilize those oats that have been in the back of your pantry for a few months. Get to the no baking!
These no-bake cookies were among the very first that I ever baked as a child, and they remain a perennial favorite.
The combination of cocoa powder and peanut butter results in a wonderfully fudgy treat. And let’s face it, who can resist chocolate and peanut butter? Around our house, it’s a traditional favorite that never gets old.
For those late-night munchies, try these no-bake cookies. a snack for after school. Or really every time you’re in the mood for something straightforward and delicious.
When you combine peanut butter, chocolate powder, milk, sugar, and quick oats, it’s easy to get things right.
3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
2 cups white sugar
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup butter
3 cups quick cooking oats
1/2 cup crunchy peanut butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1. In a medium saucepan, bring the cocoa, sugar, milk and butter to a boil over medium heat. It’s important to bring these to a boil verrrrry slowly. Once they reach a rolling boil, boil for 60 seconds. Use a timer!
2. Pull the saucepan off the heat after boiling. Add in the oats, peanut butter and vanilla. Mix well.
3. Allow the mixture to cool for 1 minute and then drop by teaspoonfuls onto wax paper. Once cookies are placed on wax paper, allow them to cool until hardened.
So what do you think? Sound easy enough? Why not make this something that’s a constant when it’s that easy. Quick, gluten free and full of flavor. I even throw these in a cooler sometimes to have by the pool! Ready to go whenever you need….chocolate.