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No-Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

When it’s hot outside, but you still want a chocolately treat, what’s a girl to do? Fudgcicles would work, sure, but I wanted cookies… So when I ran across this recipe for no-bake chocolate oatmeal cookies, I knew today was the day to try them out.

No-Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies ~ Gourmet Veggie Mama

I made these for a neighborhood potluck, and they were a hit. I personally ate more than a few. Ahem. But they have almond butter, so… protein? Yes.

No-Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies
Serves: makes 24 cookies
  • ½ cup (1 stick) butter
  • 2 cups sugar
  • ½ cup milk
  • 1¼ oz baking chocolate (unsweetened), chopped*
  • ½ cup almond butter
  • 3½ cup old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  1. Melt the butter, sugar, milk and chocolate together in a large saucepan, stirring. Bring to a rolling boil over medium heat and boil for one minute.
  2. Remove the pan from the heat and stir in the almond butter, oats and vanilla.
  3. Line two cookie sheets with wax paper. Using an ice cream scoop, drop the mixture by the spoonful onto the cookie sheets. Allow the cookies to cool completely to set. Enjoy!
* If you don't have baking chocolate, you can substitute 4 Tbsp cocoa powder.


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6 Thoughts on “No-Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

  1. In my family, we make almost this exact same recipe, but we call them goat cookies cause we had goats growing up and the oats used in baking them look remarkably similar to the ones we fed the goats….
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  2. Thanks for the cocoa powder substitution–I so rarely have baking chocolate, because every time it comes into the house I make molten lava cakes and poof it’s gone. Cocoa powder hangs out in the pantry a bit longer.
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  3. These sound really great Lauren! And I’m with you — in the summer, the concept of no bake is always a win! 🙂
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  4. I love these cookies. So addictive! I use cocoa powder and peanut butter, so I like seeing different variations.
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  5. This recipe looks too good to be true! So gooey and delicious! YUM!
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