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A close up cite of a stack of three No-Bake Chocolate Oat Cookies.
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No-Bake Chocolate Oat Cookies

These No-Bake Chocolate Oat Cookies are easy to make and delicious any time of the year. However, we like making them for the holidays when we need an easy cookie option for our cookie trays.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Chill Time15 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: no bake cookies, Nutella, oats
Servings: 24 people
Calories: 143kcal
Cost: $4.20


  • baking sheets
  • measuring cups
  • Liquid measuring cup
  • Measuring spoons
  • 2 Tablespoon scoop
  • medium saucepan
  • Wooden mixing spoon


  • 8 Tablespoons salted butter
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup light brown sugar
  • ½ cup milk
  • cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ½ cup Nutella
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups quick-cooking oats



  • Line two large baking sheets with parchment paper.


  • In a medium saucepan, combine the butter, sugar, cocoa, and milk over medium heat.
  • Cook until the mixture comes to a boil, about 3-5 minutes.


  • Remove from the heat and add in vanilla, Nutella, and oats.
  • Stir the mixture until everything is well combined and smooth.


  • Scoop the mixture with a ¼ cup cookie scoop and drop the mounds on the prepared baking sheets.
  • Let the cookies set in the refrigerator for about 15 minutes.
  • Enjoy.


  • Instead of Nutella, you can use peanut butter or almond butter.
  • We topped the cookies with sea salt flakes before placing them in the fridge to set, but that is entirely optional!
  • Store cookies in a ziplock bag in the refrigerator for up to 3 days


Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 143kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | 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: 17g | Vitamin A: 251IU | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 2mg