Never-Fail No-Bake Chocolate Cookies

These cookies are so easy to make up at a moment’s notice. It’s a quick chocolate fix, too!

Makes: 48Hands-on: 30 minutesTotal: 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Makes: 48


  • 1⁄2 cup butter
  • 1⁄2 cup whole milk
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 3 Tbsp. peanut butter
  • 3 cups quick-cooking rolled oats
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract


  • In a medium saucepan over medium heat, combine butter, milk, and sugar. Cook, stirring occasionally, until mixture comes to a rolling boil. Boil for 1 minute.
  • Meanwhile, combine chocolate chips, peanut butter, oats, and vanilla in a large bowl. Pour hot mixture over the top. Stir until chocolate is melted and all ingredients are well blended.
  • Drop by teaspoonfuls onto waxed paper. When cooled and firm, store cookies in layers in airtight containers with waxed paper between layers.