These classic no bake cookies are quick, easy and delicious. Whip up these no bake chocolate oatmeal cookies for your next party or event!
If you’re looking for easy, mouth-watering cookie recipes, these No Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies are perfect for you! I’m always on the look out for easy desserts to make on the fly and these no bake cookies are by far my favorite! Loaded with chocolate, oats and cocoa powder, these no bake cookies are sweet and delicious. With only five ingredients, you can make two dozen cookies in minutes! The sweet, chocolaty taste will have you eating more than just one!
I first had these no bake chocolate oatmeal cookies when I was a little girl. My mom always had them in our house. I’ve never met anyone who didn’t like them. They are perfect to make last-minute for holidays, parties, barbecues, or as a sweet snack for the whole family! There is no baking required, which is a total plus! As a busy mom, I’m all about simple cookies recipes with few ingredients.
Other no bake cookie flavors:
There are so many ways you can make easy no bake cookies. Of course, it depends on what flavors you love. So if you want to switch things up and make a no bake cookie tray with a variety of flavors, some popular recipes include:
- Chocolate peanut butter
- Peanut butter
- Chocolate coconut
- Mint chocolate
How to make no bake chocolate oatmeal cookies
Again, there are only a few ingredients that you need on hand. You probably already have them in your pantry. See the recipe below for no bake chocolate oatmeal cookies for all of the details.
To start, set aside a large bowl of your oats.
To make these easy no bake chocolate oatmeal cookies, all you have to do is melt together some sugar and butter in a saucepan over low heat. Then you add in the milk and cocoa powder and mix until the ingredients come to a boil. Then add the sugar and chocolate mixture into your bowl of oats. Stir until the oats are thoroughly coated.
With two spoons using the drop method, spoon your cookie mixture onto the parchment paper on the baking sheet. Then put them in the refrigerator for 1 hour and you’ve got yourself some delicious no bake chocolate oatmeal cookies everyone will love!
- 3 cups quick oats
- 2 cups granulated sugar
- 1 stick butter
- 1/2 cup milk
- 1/2 cup cocoa powder
- Start prepping by lining a baking sheet with wax paper. In a large bowl, have your oats ready.
- In a medium-sized saucepan over low heat, melt together sugar and butter. Add milk and cocoa powder until ingredients have come to a boil.
- Add sugar and chocolate mixture into your bowl of oats. Stir until oats are thoroughly coated.
- With two spoons using the drop method, spoon your cookie mixture onto lined baking sheet. Refrigerate for one hour.
Do no bake chocolate oatmeal cookies need to be refrigerated?
Yes, no bake chocolate oatmeal cookies need to be refrigerated for at least one hour. But there’s no harm if you’re impatient and eat them before the hour is up. We won’t tell anyone!
Can you use old-fashioned oats instead of quick oats in no bake chocolate oatmeal cookies?
For this no bake chocolate oatmeal cookie recipe, you can use either quick oats or old-fashioned oats. In this particular recipe, we used quick oats. No matter which one you use, oats give these cookies the perfect texture.
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