Best No Bake Cookies Recipe Ever!! Easy & Yummy + 7 Variations

Treat yourself to yummy mouth-watering cookies in no time! Here are a few best no bake cookies recipes to accompany your evening coffee!

No Bake Cookies no-bake-cookies-recipe-variations-easy-cooking-cookie-baking-recipe-ideasHey beautiful! Food talks and food-related articles give me good vibes and that’s the reason I implored our editor to give me a food topic to write. And also so that I can treat my taste buds too while writing. 🙂 Cookies are a favorite thing to munch for every age group. They are super yummy and guess what! The no bake cookies are super easy to make and help you to fulfill your cookie cravings asap!

So, get to know how to make no bake cookies with so many different recipe variations. So let’s get started before the coffee break arrives!

How to Make No Bake Cookies

When no bake cookies are easy to prepare then why eat cookie dough? Yes true it is! Many people can’t resist not eating cookie dough while the cookies are baking in the oven! I am one of them. 🙂 (No one knows better than me how hard it is to kill time while the cookies are in the oven)! No bake cookies are ready to eat in less than an hour, and not to forget, they’re super yum! I’m drooling already! Depending on one’s taste, there are plenty of options to choose from on how to make these yummy tummy-filling cookies.

cookie-dough-healthy-no-bake-cookies-latest-recipesIngredients for No Bake Cookies

– 1-3/4 cup white sugar
– 1/2 cup milk
– 1/2 cup butter
– 4 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
– 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

This no-bake cookies recipe yields 36 yummy cookies and the preparation time is 10-15 mins.

No Bake Cookie Recipe

Once you’re ready with the ingredients, I know it’s hard to resist any longer and so let’s get started on making one!

1. Take a medium saucepan, add butter, sugar, milk and cocoa. Let it be on medium flame.
2. Bring this mixture to a boil and once boiled, boil for another minute.
3. Remove from heat and add any flavors you want like peanut, oats, etc.
4. Take a tablespoon and drop the mixture on baking sheets.
5. Let it cool for 30 minutes. And then, your cookies are ready!

7 Easy Variations in No-Bake Cookie Recipes

There’s a no-bake cookie recipe for everyone out there depending on your preference. From peanut-butter to chocolate to oats, get to know how to make your favorites.

1. Peanut Butter No Bakes

The basic ingredients to make no bake cookies remain the same in this recipe, just the major flavor varies. In case of peanut butter no bake cookies, you’ll need:

– 2 cups sugar
– Half cup milk
– 8 tbsp unsalted butter
– 1/4 cup cocoa powder
– 1 cup peanut-butter
– 3 cups oats
– 1tbsp vanilla extract

To get started with peanut butter cookies, boil milk, butter, sugar and cocoa in a pan. Keep stirring the mixture continuously. Once boiled, remove from heat and add peanut-butter, vanilla essence and mix thoroughly. Drop a tablespoon of mixed ingredients on baking sheets and let it sit for 30 minutes. After 30 minutes, your cookies are ready to be gobbled up!

This recipe makes nearly 40 cookies! Must be a good quantity if you’re throwing a party! And it take no more than half an hour.

no-bake-cookies-recipe-biscuits-food-dessert-peanut-butter2. Healthy No Bake Cookies

To make the cookies healthier, opt for 1 cup of almond oil or coconut oil instead of butter. And for sweetness, add 5-6tbsps of banana or maple syrup instead of sugar. Just a slight change in your recipe can make the cookies much healthier to eat.

3. Dairy Free or Vegan No Bake Cookies

Vegan cookies are the perf pick when you want to go egg free. The ingredients that vary are milk and eggs. And, if someone is allergic to peanut butter, then almond butter of same quantity as peanut butter can be used. 1 cup of coconut milk is also a good substitute for peanut butter.

4. Chocolate Chip No Bake Cookies

To the basic no bake cookies recipe, add a half cup of choco chips. Sure, these cookies are gonna win the hearts of kids!

Also, stay tuned while we get back with various delicious chocolate chip cookies recipe and it’s variations!

no-bake-cookies-recipe-variations-biscuit-dessert5. No Bake Gluten Free Cookies

Gluten is a protein found in few grains and dairy products like bread, which gives them elasticity. This protein may be indigestible to some and having high quantities of it is harmful to the body. So, if you’re gluten-allergic, try going for gluten-free oats. This may not even alter the taste!

6. No Bake Protein Cookies

To the basic ingredients of cookies add in two tbsps of protein powder in a flavor you like! You can also add 4tbsps of honey instead of sugar to make it more protein rich!

best-no-bake-cookies-recipe-variations-raisin-dessert7. Paleo No Bake Cookies

Basically, food that existed during caveman times is known as paleo food. Just three ingredients would make yummy delicious cookies.


– 3 cups shredded coconut flakes
– 1 cup coconut oil
– 1/2 cup maple syrup or any other fruit sweetener

Combine all the three ingredients and you are good to go with the cookies. The preparation time for these cookies is just 5 minutes but the time taken for cookies to firm up is 20 minutes. These can be stored at room temperature that lasts for 7 days and in the refrigerator for about 1 month!

This recipe makes nearly 20 cookies and is made in less than 20 minutes.

Hope you have already rushed to the kitchen to make the no bake cookies. Or if you’re planning to make them over the weekend, do let us know which recipe are you gonna try? Share your cookie images on @shilpaahujadotcom on Instagram and tempt us!

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