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5 from 2 votes

No Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

No bake chocolate oatmeal cookies that cook on the stove and take about 15 minutes to make. They're the perfect summer dessert or treat!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 36 cookies
Calories 81kcal
Author Dee


  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • ½ cup butter
  • ½ cup milk
  • ½ cup cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ cup creamy peanut butter
  • 3 cups quick cooking oats
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • In a large heavy-bottomed pot, melt the sugar, milk, butter, cocoa and cinnamon together over medium heat, stirring frequently
  • When melted, raise the heat to medium high, and when mixture comes to a gentle rolling boil, or starts bubbling, cook for one minute then remove from heat
  • Stir in the peanut butter, and when melted, stir in the oats and vanilla extract  
  • When mixture is completely combined, drop by tablespoonfuls onto wax paper-lined baking sheets. Top with any extras at this point
  • Refrigerate until firm, and store in fridge


You can add shredded coconut, chopped nuts or candies to cookies before they firm up, if desired


Calories: 81kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 46mg | Potassium: 87mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 105IU | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 0.5mg