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No Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

No-bake chocolate oatmeal cookies are a chocolate lover's dream. A quick and easy recipe for a delicious cookie in record time!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Chill time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 24 cookies
Calories 135kcal


  • 1 stick butter
  • ¾ cup white sugar
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup milk
  • cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3 cups quick-cooking oats
  • ½ cup nutella
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • Line two cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  • In a medium pot, add the butter, sugars, milk and cocoa powder,
  • Heat over medium heat for approximately 3-4 minutes until it comes to a boil.
  • Remove from the heat and stir in the oatmeal, nutella and vanilla.
  • Mix well until all oats are coated completely.
  • Using a cookie scoop, spoon about 2 tablespoons of the batter onto the prepared baking sheets.
  • Place the cookies set in the refrigerator for 15 minutes to allow them to set.
  • Enjoy.


Store cookies in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 3-4 days
Substitute peanut butter, almond butter or sunflower butter for the nutella.
Use any milk of choice. Non-dairy milk like almond milk, oat milk, soy milk, etc.
Top or mix with chopped nuts like chopped pecans, walnuts or hazelnuts before placing them in the fridge to set.
Top with coconut flakes or salt flakes
Add ½ cup mini chocolate chips and /or raisins


Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 135kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 54mg | Potassium: 76mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 249IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 43mg | Iron: 2mg