No Bake Cookie Recipes

On a hot day, these no-bake cookie recipes are the perfect way to satisfy your sweet tooth. (Without turning the oven on!) Find no-bake versions of all your favorites, including peanut butter, chocolate and oatmeal cookies.

Add Filter

Tout icon

40 No-Bake Christmas Cookies & Treats

Get dazzling holiday treats without the mess and time of regular baking! Skip right to dessert with these delicious no-bake Christmas cookies.

Tout icon

We Tried Joanna Gaines’ Peanut Butter Balls Recipe and It’s Getting Dog-Ear...

This fantastic peanut butter balls recipe hits all the right notes for a sweet-meets-salty treat.


Butterscotch No-Bake Cookies

More like a candy than a cookie, these little butterscotch no-bake cookies are delightful. —Andrea Price, Grafton, Wisconsin


PB&J Bites

These PB&J bites are fun to make and fun to eat! For a change of pace, replace the jam with...


How to Make No-Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

This simple recipe for no-bake chocolate oatmeal cookies is ready to enjoy in less than 30 minutes!

Tout icon

Chocolate Peanut Butter No-Bake Cookies

9 reviews

These chocolate peanut butter no-bake cookies bring back fond memories of my mom. They were her favorite, and she always...


Tout icon

36 No-Bake Cookies That’ll Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

No-bake cookies take the heat off of making sweet treats. Serve up some PB&J bites, rum balls or mint sandwich...

30 No-Bake Cookie Recipes

No oven, no problem! These no-bake cookies are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth.


Tout icon

Almond-Pecan Date Truffles

2 reviews

My daughter and I came across a date candy recipe when she was learning about ancient Egypt. We changed some...


Chocolate Lebkuchen Cherry Balls

2 reviews

Here’s my twist on the traditional German holiday lebkuchen—with a surprise inside. —Arlene Erlbach, Morton Grove, Illinois


Key Lime Pie Balls

4 reviews

The classic creamy filling, graham cracker crust and burst of lime are all mixed together in every bite of these...

Easy Candied Fruit Cookies

1 review

Family and friends always want me to have these for Christmas, so I make lots of them. They're easy to...


Easy Peanut Butter Balls

3 reviews

"These simple saucepan cookies are a snap to make," assures Marg Mitro of Grafton, Ontario. "In fact, I can whip...


Bird’s Nest Treats

6 reviews

I make this birds nest recipe in the spring when the birds are starting to build their own nests. They...


Coconut Joys

6 reviews

If you like coconut, you’ll love these no-bake, no-fuss sweets. They are cute as can be and make a satisfying...


Cherry-Coconut Slices

1 review

My mother got this recipe from a woman named Emmie Oddie, a well-known home economist in Canada who had a...

Gooey Caramel-Topped Gingersnaps

2 reviews

Making these cookies is therapeutic for me. And they are always quite popular at fundraisers. If you’d like, you can...


No-Bake Peanut Butter Treats

33 reviews

Perfect for road trips, these peanut butter oatmeal balls won’t stick to your hands. Keep them in the refrigerator for...


Cherry No-Bake Cookies

7 reviews

I always loved my no-bake cookie recipe, but I was never able to place at the fair with it. So...


Nutty Rice Krispie Cookies

8 reviews

My mom and I used to prepare these Rice Krispie cookies for Christmas every year. Making them with just the...


Dipped Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies

12 reviews

You’ll love to give tins of these chocolate-coated cookies to your lucky friends. The shortcut holiday recipe is almost too...


Chocolate Butterscotch Haystacks

12 reviews

My grandmother used to make this haystacks recipe to give to my cousin Vonnie and me when our parents didn't...


Pretzel Polar Bears

Stick these cool cuties in a mug of hot chocolate or show them off on a holiday cookie tray. Covered...


Two-Minute Cookies

1 review

My mom used to pack these cookies into our school lunches. They're inexpensive and easy to prepare, so all seven...


M&M Pretzel Cookies

3 reviews

Kids and grown-ups alike adore these sweet and crunchy no-bake cookies. Add more candy for lovers of M&M's, or toss...

Magazine Cover

Subscribe & SAVE

Save Up To 80%!

Fudge-Striped Turkey Cookies

17 reviews

Every Thanksgiving, my cousin makes these fudge-striped turkey cookies out of prepared cookies and candies. —Sue Gronholz, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin


Texas Tumbleweeds

4 reviews

Tumbleweeds blow across the roads in some parts of Texas, and I think these cute stacks look like them. I've...


Yummy Cracker Snacks

53 reviews

These treats are my family’s favorite. In fact, it seems no matter how many I make, they always disappear too...


Hamburger Cookies

2 reviews

Just like Darlene Brenden's Caramel Apple Bites (see recipe finder), Pat Carter shares a sweet treat children can help create....


Edible Play Dough

1 review

Believe it or not, I encourage our kids to play with their food! When they were younger, they'd roll out...


Fire Truck Cookies

I created these simple snacks as part of fire safety program at the school. The activities also included a visit...