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No-Bake Cookie Recipes and FAQs

Want a quick dessert on a hot summer day but don’t want to turn on the oven? No-bake cookies are the perfect sweet solution! From peanut butter cookies to paleo almond bars, these treats can compliment our favorite BBQ recipes or be a healthy afternoon snack. We’ll share our favorite no-bake cookie recipes and answer some FAQs so they can be enjoyed at any time.

Your Questions Answered:
Perfecting No-Bake Cookie Recipes

Whether it’s too hot to bake, or you discovered your oven not working, no-bake cookie recipes can come to your rescue. Easy to assemble with basic ingredients, these cookies can be done in minutes. Never tried one before? We’ll answer some FAQs to take the mystery out of this simple process.

No-Bake Cookie FAQs

  1. Are no-bake cookies safe to eat? 

Yes. No-bake cookie recipes don’t contain any eggs. Eliminating raw eggs greatly reduces the risk of food-borne illness in these recipes.

  1. Is there a way to harden no-bake cookies?

Oftentimes, no-bake cookies use sticky ingredients like peanut butter or marshmallow that don’t harden quickly at room temperature. To harden no-bake cookies, simply pop them in the refrigerator for 30 minutes to an hour.

  1. Can you freeze no-bake cookies?

No-bake cookies can easily be stored in the freezer. After assembling, place each cookie 1-2 inches apart on a cookie sheet. Place the sheet in the freezer for 2 hours. After the cookies have frozen, transfer them to a sealed container or zip-top bag. They can remain in the freezer for up to 3 months.

Peanut Butter No-Bake Cookies

If you’re a peanut butter fan, this is the recipe for you. Loaded with peanut butter and chewy oats these peanut butter no-bake cookies require only 6 basic ingredients and assemble in minutes. Boiling the butter, sugar, and milk first helps the cookies set up at room temperature with no need to chill in the fridge.

Ingredients:

  • Unsalted butter
  • Granulated sugar
  • Milk
  • Peanut butter
  • Vanilla extract
  • Quick-cooking oats
peanut butter no-bake cookies
Get the step-by-step recipe here.

Mars Bar Cookies

For some, dessert only means one thing: chocolate. This chocolate no-bake cookie recipe is as rich as it gets, melting Mars Bars with butter and Rice Krispies cereal. If this isn’t chocolatey enough, add a frosting of melted butter and chocolate chips over the bars after spreading the mixture in the pan. Chocolate craving fulfilled.

Ingredients:

  • Mars Bars
  • Butter
  • Rice Krispies cereal
  • Chocolate chips
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For the step-by-step recipe, click here.

No-Bake Paleo Almond Butter Cookies

Looking for healthy no-bake cookies that still satisfy a sweet tooth? This paleo recipe uses healthy coconut oil and almond butter with bittersweet chocolate frosting to make it a treat. Gelatin helps these cookies set up without the use of complex carbs while a quick stint in the freezer makes them easy to frost. If you fight the urge to eat them immediately, store in the fridge until ready to serve.

Ingredients:

  • Water
  • Crunchy almond butter
  • Honey
  • Coconut oil
  • Vanilla extract
  • Salt
  • Bittersweet chocolate
chocolate no-bake cookie recipe
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Funfetti-Inspired Cookie Dough Balls

Sometimes the cookie dough is just as delicious as the finished product. These cookie dough balls are dessert-worthy with colorful rainbow sprinkles and white chocolate chips but safe to eat without an egg in sight. Baking soda and flour are added to lend just enough structure while milk helps create a cookie dough consistency. Colorful and fun, this is one of those no-bake cookie recipes that are perfect for a summer celebration or anytime you’re entertaining a crowd.

Ingredients:

  • Butter
  • Granulated sugar
  • Brown sugar
  • Milk
  • Flour
  • Baking Soda
  • Rainbow Sprinkles
  • White chocolate chips
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To get the full recipe, click here.

The team at D&T Appliance Service hopes you enjoy these no-bake cookie recipes!

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