White Almond No-Bake Cookies

Total Time

Prep: 25 min. Cook: 5 min. + chilling


about 3-1/2 dozen

Updated: Feb. 08, 2022
My daughter and I like to try new recipes. We were out of chocolate chips one day, so we came up with this cookie using white chips.—Debbie Johnson, Winona Lake, IN
White Almond No-Bake Cookies Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/2 cup 2% milk
  • 1 cup white baking chips
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 3 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1 cup dried cherries or dried cranberries, optional


  1. In a large saucepan, combine sugar, butter and milk. Cook and stir over medium heat until butter is melted and sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat. Stir in baking chips and extract until smooth. Add oats and, if desired, cherries; stir until coated.
  2. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto waxed paper-lined baking sheets. Refrigerate until set, about 30 minutes. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

Nutrition Facts

1 cookie: 101 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 23mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.