No Bake Cookies with Chocolate and Peanut Butter

No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies require just 5 minutes of prep time. This easy dairy-free, gluten-free recipe is so delicious, kids and adults alike will gobble up these cookies!

4.8 from 6 reviews

These no bake cookies are a family favorite! Kids can help mix these up with ease and will love the chocolate and peanut butter combination. 


  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup cocoa powder, unsweetened
  • ¼ cup of milk
  • 1 cup peanut butter (we use this brand)
  • 2 Tbsp vanilla extract
  • 2.53 cups quick-cooking oats (we use this brand)


  1. Melt the butter in a large saucepan over low-medium heat.
  2. Add the sugar, cocoa powder, and milk.
  3. Increase the heat to medium-high and bring to a rolling boil, stirring frequently. When the mixture is boiling, stir constantly for 1 minute.
  4. Remove from heat and whisk in the peanut butter and vanilla extract. Stir in the oats.
  5. Using a cookie scoop or spoon, drop onto a parchment paper lined cookie sheet and refrigerate for 30-60 minutes or overnight. 
  6. Keep refrigerated until you’re ready to enjoy them.


Store these cookies in the refrigerator. They will last for up to 2 weeks.

Keywords: no bake cookies, chocolate, peanut butter cookies