Non bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies (aka boiled cookies)

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Non bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies (AKA boiled cookies)

Quick and easy.
Non-bake chocolate oatmeal cookies, also known as boiled cookies, are a classic treat that has been enjoyed for generations. These cookies are made by mixing together a few simple ingredients, including rolled oats, cocoa powder, butter, and sugar. The mixture is then boiled on the stove until it thickens, before being spooned onto wax paper to cool and set.
One of the great things about non-bake chocolate oatmeal cookies is that they're incredibly easy to make. This makes them the perfect recipe to make with young children, especially grand-kids, who will love to help stir the ingredients and drop the mixture onto the wax paper.
The fudgy texture and rich chocolate flavor of these cookies are what make them so addictive. They're perfect for satisfying a chocolate craving and are a great way to indulge in something sweet without having to spend hours in the kitchen. These cookies are also perfect for those who don't have access to an oven, like college students or those living in small apartments.
Non-bake chocolate oatmeal cookies are a favorite among those who enjoy classic desserts with a twist. Some typical remarks people make about non-bake chocolate oatmeal cookies include: "These cookies are so easy to make – they're perfect for a quick and satisfying dessert.""The fudgy texture of these cookies is what makes them so addictive – they're like a cross between a cookie and a candy.""Non-bake chocolate oatmeal cookies are a classic recipe that brings back childhood memories.These cookies are a great option for those who want to indulge in something sweet, but also want to keep it relatively healthy with the addition of oats.""I love that these cookies are so versatile – you can add different ingredients like nuts or dried fruit to change up the flavor.""Non-bake chocolate oatmeal cookies are perfect for those who want a sweet treat without having to spend hours in the kitchen.""These cookies are a great activity to do with grand-kids and are sure to become a family favorite.""Non-bake chocolate oatmeal cookies are a quick and easy dessert that are perfect for those last-minute gatherings or impromptu visits from friends."
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Cooling 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 33 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 36 cookies
Calories 115 kcal


  • ½ cup butter
  • 4 tablespoon cocoa
  • 2 cups sugar
  • ½ cup milk
  • ½ cup peanut butter
  • 3 cups quick oats
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla
  • pinch salt

Optional additions

  • shredded coconut add to taste


  • In a saucepan, combine butter, cocoa, sugar and milk.
  • Bring to a boil and boil 1 minute.
  • Remove from burner and add the remaining ingredients.
  • Drop from a spoon onto waxed paper.
  • Let cool 1 hour. {Unless you are like my husband and start after 5 minutes).

Nutrition Disclaimer

Paulson Pursuits is not a dietician or nutritionist, and any nutritional information shared is an estimate. If calorie count and other nutritional values are important to you, we recommend running the ingredients through whichever online nutritional calculator you prefer. Calories can vary quite a bit depending on which brands were used.


Serving: 14Calories: 115kcalCarbohydrates: 17gProtein: 2gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0.1gCholesterol: 7mgSodium: 37mgPotassium: 59mgFiber: 1gSugar: 12gVitamin A: 84IUCalcium: 11mgIron: 0.5mg
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