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A sheet pan with no bake peanut butter cookies on it.

No Bake Peanut Butter Cookies

These no bake peanut butter cookies take just 10 minutes to make, a super easy recipe with delicious results!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 9 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 16
Calories 291kcal
Author Sara Welch


  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 6 tablespoons butter cubed
  • 6 tablespoons milk
  • 3/4 cup peanut butter
  • 2 1/4 cups quick cooking oats also called 1 minute oats
  • 1 cup coated peanut butter candies


  • Place the sugar, butter and milk in a saucepot over medium heat. Stir until butter is melted. Bring to a boil and boil for 1 minute exactly. 
  • Remove the pot from the heat and stir in the peanut butter until smooth. Add the oats and stir until thoroughly combined.
  • Drop 2 tablespoon sized dollops of the dough onto parchment paper, waxed paper or a silicon nonstick baking mat. Quickly press the candies onto the tops of the cookies.
  • Cool completely until cookies are set. Cookies may be stored at room temperature in an airtight container for up to 3 days.


Adapted from All Recipes.


Calories: 291kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 104mg | Potassium: 126mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 28g | Vitamin A: 170IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 0.9mg