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Chocolate Peanut Butter No Bake Cookies

These soft, chewy, moist chocolate peanut butter no bake cookies are filled with chocolate, peanut butter, and oatmeal!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Setting 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 20 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 30
Calories 150 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • ½ cup butter unsalted
  • 2 cups sugar
  • ½ cup milk
  • ¼ cup cocoa powder
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 cups quick cook oats
  • ¼ teaspoon salt

Instructions
 

  • In a large bowl stir together oats and salt. Set aside.
  • In a small saucepan, over medium-high heat, whisk together butter, sugar, milk, and cocoa.
  • Bring the mixture to a boil for about a minute and then remove from heat.
  • Whisk in peanut butter and vanilla until well combined.
  • Pour chocolate peanut butter mixture over oats and stir until combined.
  • Line a baking sheet with wax paper. Drop cookies onto the wax paper using a medium cookie scoop.
  • Let the cookies cool on the countertop. Store in the refrigerator once cookies are cool and dry.

Notes

TIP: If using salted butter rather than unsalted butter, do not add any additional salt! 
TIP: Make sure you have your other ingredients measured and ready to stir in as soon as the chocolate comes off the heat.
TIP: Don't overcook the chocolate mixture. Otherwise, it will become too thick, and you will end up with crumbly cookies.
TIP: It's VERY important you let them cool on the countertop before putting them in the fridge or they will become gooey. 

Nutrition

Calories: 150kcalCarbohydrates: 18gProtein: 3gFat: 8gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 9mgSodium: 99mgPotassium: 88mgFiber: 1gSugar: 14gVitamin A: 202IUCalcium: 29mgIron: 2mg