What Is a Good No-Bake Oatmeal Cookie Recipe?


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One no-bake oatmeal cookie recipe involves combining fat-free milk and peanut butter. The only heat used is a microwave, and the rest of the preparation involves combining ingredients and putting them in a freezer to cool. The recipe meets standards required by some nutrition experts to qualify as healthy.

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What Is a Good No-Bake Oatmeal Cookie Recipe?
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No-bake Oatmeal Cookies

This cookie recipe makes six servings, each one consisting of 100 calories and 3 grams of fat. It's a good recipe for households with children, picky eaters or only two people.

Prep Time: 10 min.

Cook Time: None

Ready In: 20 min.


  • 1/3 cup, granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons, unsweetened cocoa
  • 2 tablespoons, non-fat milk
  • 2 tablespoons, crunchy peanut butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon, vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup, quick-cooking rolled oats

Step 1: Mix the sugar, cocoa and milk in a glass measuring cup or bowl and microwave on high for 75 seconds or until it begins to boil. Stir the mixture once.

Step 2: Mix in the peanut butter and vanilla until well combined with the mixture. Mix in the oats. Using a spoon, deposit the batter onto a plate lined with wax paper. Allow the mixture to cool in the freezer for 10 minutes before serving.

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