Creamy natural peanut butter and chocolate team up in these easy cookies--no baking required! Whip up a batch for after-school snacks, dessert or anytime your sweet tooth comes calling. Source:, September 2020

Carolyn Casner


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine peanut butter, milk, brown sugar, butter, cocoa and salt in a medium saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring, until the butter and sugar have melted. Remove from heat and stir in oats and vanilla.

  • Drop the dough by generous tablespoonfuls onto a parchment-lined baking sheet. Press into 2-inch circles. Chill until firm, at least 30 minutes. Keep refrigerated.


Equipment: Parchment paper

To make ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 5 days.

Nutrition Facts

104 calories; total fat 6.4g 10% DV; saturated fat 1.9g; cholesterol 5mg 2% DV; sodium 41mg 2% DV; potassium 35mg 1% DV; carbohydrates 8.6g 3% DV; fiber 1.2g 5% DV; sugar 3g; protein 2.7g 5% DV; exchange other carbs 1; vitamin a iu 70IU; folate 3mcg; calcium 10mg; ironmg; magnesium 8mg; thiaminmg; added sugar 3g.