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PB Oatmeal No Bake Cookies

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This recipe was passed down by my great, great aunt. That means it's well over 100 years old! This is a tried and true no bake cookie recipe. We can go through all of these in a day, that's probably a scary thing...but they are so delicious!

PB Oatmeal No Bake Cookies

  • Servings: 2 Dozen


  • 2 Cups Sugar
  • ½ Cup Cocoa Powder
  • ½ Cup Milk
  • 4 Tbsp Unsalted Butter
  • ¼ Tsp Salt
  • 1 Tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Cup Peanut Butter (Crunchy or Creamy)
  • 2 ½ Cups Quick Cooking Oats or Gluten Free Oats


  1. Prepare cookie sheets with greased wax paper or parchment paper then set aside.
  2. In a heavy saucepan, put sugar, cocoa, butter, and milk. Cook the mixture up until it boils. Let it boil for 1 minute then remove from heat.
  3. Add in the salt, vanilla, and peanut butter. Stir it well until the peanut butter is melted.
  4. Stir in the oatmeal and mix thoroughly.
  5. Drop in spoonfuls onto the wax paper and let harden.
  6. Makes approximately 2 dozen.

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This recipe will please the entire family! I know for us my husband comes home with a smile on his face when he sees a plate of these cookies waiting on him. Head on over to Mommy Hates Cooking for more recipes!

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