When baking feels like too much of a bother, just grab a bowl, some everyday pantry staples and make these easy cookie recipes that don’t require an oven.
Whether you need to make a last-minute dessert or you’re looking for a simple and satisfying after-school snack, keeping one of these recipes handy is always a good idea.
Here are five no-bake cookie recipes that’ll come to the rescue, whatever the occasion.
No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookie Bars by Carrie Parente
In a hurry? These balls usually take about 30 minutes to firm up, but feel free to pop them in the freezer to expedite the process. This rich dessert easily rivals any store-bought chocolate peanut butter cups out there. Try using crushed pretzels instead of graham crackers for a twist.
No-Bake Nutella Oat Cookies by Carrie Parente
These no-bake cookies made with Nutella and oats will satisfy any craving for the beloved chocolate-hazelnut spread. The best part? These cookies can be ready in just 20 minutes. Love coconut? Feel free to add in a cup of shredded coconut when stirring in the Nutella for an extra chewy treat.
No-Bake Strawberry Chocolate Chip Cookie Balls by Alejandra Ramos
Sweet strawberry, nutty oats and chocolate come together in these simply yet satisfying cookie balls. All you need for this no-cook recipe are a few simple pantry staples and a food processor.
No-Bake Chocolate Coconut Crunch Cookies by Carrie Parente
This versatile recipe for chocolate lovers works well with raisins, mini marshmallows or any kind of dried fruit or nuts.
Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles by Samah Dada
These perfect little snacking bites are chewy, sweet (but not too sweet), studded with mini chocolate chips and enrobed in a layer of smooth chocolate. They’re also vegan, gluten free, grain free and free of refined sugars.