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a stack of peanut butter no bake bake cookies, a jar of milk, the top cookie has a bite taken out of it

Classic Peanut Butter No Bake Cookies

No Bake Cookies are classic peanut butter and chocolate dessert! Using simple ingredients you probably already have in the pantry, and this simple little tip you'll have perfect cookies in minutes!
Course Desserts
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Resting Time 30 minutes
Total Time 36 minutes
Servings 36 Cookies
Calories 131kcal
Author Amy


  • 1/2 c. butter
  • 2 c. sugar
  • 1/2 c. milk
  • 4 T. cocoa
  • 1/2 c. peanut butter
  • 3 1/2 c. quick oats may substitute 1/2 shredded coconut for 1/2 c. of oats if desired
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • dash salt


  • Measure peanut butter, oats, and vanilla. Set aside.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or wax paper.
  • Bring butter, sugar, milk, and cocoa to a boil over medium heat. As soon as the mixture begins to boil time for 1 minute, then remove from heat.
  • Add vanilla, peanut butter, oats, and salt. Stir.
  • Quickly drop on prepared baking sheet.
  • Let sit until completely cooled and firm.
  • Store in an airtight container.


Calories: 131kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 68mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 12g