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Three peanut butter no bake cookies on wax paper with a glass of milk next to them.

Peanut Butter No-Bake Cookies

This simple classic peanut butter no-bake cookie is easy to make with few ingredients. Rich with peanut butter flavor and packed with old fashioned oats.

Course Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies, No-Bake, No-Bake Cookies, No-Bake Peanut Butter Cookies, No-Bake Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies, Peanut Butter Cookies
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 16 minutes
Servings 17 Cookies
Calories 287 kcal
Author Jennifer


  • 2 Cups Sugar
  • ½ Cup Milk
  • ½ Cup Butter room temperature
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Cup Peanut Butter
  • 3 Cups Old Fashioned Oats


  1. Gather all your ingredients and measure everything out. Place a sheet of wax paper on your countertop.

  2. In a medium saucepan add the sugar, milk, and butter and heat over medium-high heat. Making sure to stir the ingredients until all are melted.

  3. Bring the mixture to a full rolling boil and continually stir for 1 full minute.

  4. Remove from heat and add vanilla extract and peanut butter in. Stir until the peanut butter has melted and is completely smooth.

  5. Stir in the measured out oats until combined.

  6. Using a 1-inch ice cream scoop, scoop out the cookie mixture out onto the wax paper.

  7. Allow to set up anywhere from 15-20 minutes. The cookies will firm up the longer they are cooled.

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Recipe Notes

Cookies may be store in an air tight container in the refrigerator up to 1 week. They will also freeze well up to three months.  

Nutrition Facts
Peanut Butter No-Bake Cookies
Amount Per Serving (17 g)
Calories 287 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Trans Fat 1g
Cholesterol 15mg5%
Sodium 122mg5%
Potassium 162mg5%
Carbohydrates 37g12%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 25g28%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 178IU4%
Calcium 24mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.