Healthier No Bake Cookies I Recipe -
Healthier No Bake Cookies I Recipe
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Healthier No Bake Cookies I

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"Tasty, chocolatey, healthier no-bake cookies are made with oatmeal and unsweetened coconut for added fiber, natural fats and essential minerals."

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Original recipe makes 3 dozen Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins

    45 mins


  1. Combine sugar, milk, butter, and cocoa in a saucepan. Bring to a boil and cook until sugar dissolves, about 1 1/2 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in peanut butter, oats, coconut, and vanilla extract. Roll dough into walnut-sized balls and place on waxed paper. Let cool until hardened.
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  • Editor's Notes:
  • Denise's Tip: Start timing when mixture reaches a full rolling boil; this is the trick to successful cookies! If you boil too long the cookies will be dry and crumbly. If you don't boil long enough, the cookies won't form properly.
  • This recipe is a healthier version of No Bake Cookies I.

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jul 31, 2012

like that these had less sugar.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jul 17, 2013

Having a problem getting them to harden properly... even stuck them in the fridge hoping to give them a hand. I was thinking maybe I used the wrong peanut butter? Ive heard that the natural peanut butter is no good for some recipes, so could this be one of them? The mixture tastes great. Just more like sticky goo than actual cookies. -_-


15 Ratings

Dec 30, 2012

It flies in the face of the recipe name...but we added mini marshmallows before rolling. The kids loved them!

Oct 24, 2012

I love these!! They are great. I love the coconut and chocolate together. I will be emailing this to everyone I know!!!!

Aug 24, 2014

I decreased sugar to 3/4 c and decreased butter to 1/4 c (I will try substituting coconut oil next time) and increased the peanut butter to 1 c. I also added flax meal (approx 1/4 c) and was generous with the coconut. Fairly "healthy" by the time I was through and they turned out delicious but soft. Will be making again.

Oct 16, 2014


May 04, 2014

I have made these twice now. The first time they didn't set up like I had hoped for. This time, I boiled the sugar, milk, butter and cocoa for about 2 minutes. When I added the oatmeal, I used rounded cups vs leveled cups (to make sure they set up this time). I also used coconut extract instead of vanilla. They turned out wonderful!

Mar 29, 2014

Delicious! I substituted Splenda for the sugar and I didn't put as much butter - only about 1.5 tbsp. I added honey to help it stay together and let them sit overnight. Only yields about 15 cookies though.


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  • Calories
  • 108 kcal
  • 5%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 13.1 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol
  • 7 mg
  • 2%
  • Fat
  • 5.7 g
  • 9%
  • Fiber
  • 1.4 g
  • 6%
  • Protein
  • 2.1 g
  • 4%
  • Sodium
  • 38 mg
  • 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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