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Chocolate No Bake Cookies, Just Call Them “Good”

no bake cookies

a plateful of "good"

Chocolate oatmeal no bakes, no bakes, fudge no bakes, chocolate oaties, chocolate poodles, we all have our own name for that delightful combination of cocoa, butter, sugar, peanut butter and oatmeal.  My friend, Dena, said it best when she said, I just call them “Good!”. 

This was my favorite childhood cookie and I swear I can still put at least 2 dozen away in one sitting.  Of course, double the following recipe for heartier appetites like I do, if you want even more goodness.

no bake cookies

No Bake Cookies


Chocolate No Bake Cookies


  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 3 T. cocoa
  • 1 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1 t. vanilla
  • 3 cups oatmeal

Cooking Directions:

  1. Boil butter, cocoa, sugar and milk in a saucepan for 2 minutes.
  2. Add peanut butter,and vanilla - stir well until peanut butter is melted.
  3. Add oatmeal.
  4. Drop by teaspoon on the wax paper. Cool.
  5. Eat!

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  • Gayle November 28, 2012, 1:02 pm

    I have an allergy to chocolate so I make the peanut butter no bake cookies. My mother has made these as long as I can remember.

  • Laura Cross May 30, 2011, 7:32 pm

    I agree with Dena, they are so good! Thanks for sharing them with us.

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