You’re welcome, Emily! Not all oats are gluten free. RELAX and use less sugar, seems pretty simple to me. (I should have read more comments and just added more oats.) These are incredible! The good news is that cookies turned out magnificently! Perfect size for me! You’re welcome, Olivia! I put my last 1/3 C coconut sugar into the pot..Glugged in about 1/2 C maple syrup, realized that it would be to liquidy..decided that would be bad..Threw in a disk of Ibarra mexican chocolate – Why? Thanks for trying them- glad you like them! Loved these, Jessica. Thanks for the feedback . Hi Megan- you also didn’t use the ingredients in the same measurements I did, so I can’t be responsible for wasted ingredients if you didn’t follow the actual recipe. Hmmm- a strawberry version- I’m thinking the moisture will affect the end result. What am I doing wrong. I love that you improvised with what you had. I completely omitted the peanut butter (and didn’t sub anything for it) and the cookies were fine! Stir oats, peanut butter, coconut, and vanilla extract into the hot honey mixture until the peanut butter melts and the mixture is smooth. It is mostly sugar followed by palm oil, the 13% hazelnuts. I count carbs, so this is a trial. I will definitely make them again! And no need to be negative, if you choose not to eat it then fine. I’m glad your hubby loves them . Bake cookies at 375 degrees F for 9-12 minutes until lightly browned. Line two baking … I wouldn’t use Earth Balance because I believe the water content is high which could affect the outcome. I’m so glad you like them more with the coconut oil. They are legitimate measurements and many people have had great success following it. It has sugar, right? Thanks, Tammy! They are so delicious. I hope you like the coconut oil/almond milk version- I think you will! It will work great with old fashioned- I like the texture it adds. Put all in a pan, get it to a rolling boil. Measure out the oats into a bowl and set aside. I pressed them down just a tad after they sat a minute. I like Trader Joe’s and Bob’s Red Mill. And I hope your sister likes them, too The coconut taste shouldn’t be strong. I’m in upstate NY and my family made these for years, an aunt of mine moved to Utah and can’t get them to set no matter what she tries. You’re welcome, Debra! Then I realized I did not have enough sugar! The fudge sounds amazing as well! Good to know they aren’t as sweet that way. Thanks for trying my recipe and for the feedback . I poured the vanilla extract over the oatmeal – just like I would with my old recipe – and eliminated the foaming wet ingredients at the end. Place the coconut oil in the pan over medium heat until it melts. 3 ¼ cup of oats; ½ cup coconut oil (measured as liquid) ½ cup of peanut butter; ½ cup coconut or almond milk; 2 cups of Stevia to sweeten; ¼ cup cocoa powder; ½ tsp salt; 1 tsp vanilla; Instructions. The texture and taste is phenomenal. Not sure to cook the strawberries with the sugar mixture with or add them when mixing with oats? I just as well could throw it into a bowl and….??? My mom and I made the original no-bake cookies many times while I was growing up. If you’re looking for something new and easy to add to your everyday dessert repertoire or something different to include in a holiday cookie platter, look no further than our chocolate cookies with coconut oil . Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved, The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified. He loved the slight honey taste to them. That sounds great, Sandra! You’re right, I don’t think it was the coconut sugar. By the time I get to the last couple, they are starting to set in the pan….that’s ok….just eat it off the spoon. Let cool before eating. It sounds like maybe your stove is a little warmer. First, make the chocolate/peanut butter coating. I agree that the 2 cups of sugar is a lot. I used coconut sugar 1:1 and they taste great…not as sweet. If you do, you will get flavored, sweetened coconut butter. Also, I like to add a touch of espresso powder to bloom the chocolate flavors. Whenever I cook them over medium for 4 min (like the recipe says) they come out fine though. My problem was getting them on the wax paper fast enough before they turned to chocolate granola. ","Scoop onto wax paper and let cool before eating. 1/4 cup Cocoa powder. ","Place a piece of wax paper on the counter for the cookies once cooked. , Hi Jessica. I love that comparison- yum! I added an extra cup of oats (quick oats). Notes. ","Turn heat on medium (no higher) and stir consistently until it comes to a rolling boil. 1/2 cup peanut butter Let me know if you do and how it turns out! I did change them to be a healthier version for people that need gluten, dairy & refined sugar free options. The recipe says 1/2 C. Coconut Oil, measured as a liquid. 1) Substituted brown rice syrup for honey 2) used only 3/4 cup brown rice syrup instead of 1 cup - came out PERFECT 3) added 1/2 tsp of salt 4) doubled the vanilla. Just printed your recipe and can’t wait to try them! Bring to a low simmer and stir until sugar is fully dissolved. So glad you like them and I’m glad it made so many! I’m so glad you and your sister enjoyed them . Everyone had to comment on how delicious they smell and my little adoptive granddaughter is thrilled because she got to help clean out the pan! I love this so much! Now reading the comments I’m learning more. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Hi-could you use almond milk instead and could you also use regular sugar since I don’t have the kind you need in the recipe? Coconut flakes make a great substitute for oatmeal. I simply didn’t read to let the mixture boil for 4 mimutes…so I put them in the freezer for a bit, and voila – problem solved. Instructions In a medium saucepan, melt the peanut or almond butter and coconut oil over medium heat, stirring constantly, until melted and smooth. It does not go through any further refining process like traditional white sugar does, therefore it has a darker color and contains more molasses. My second time making them and I still have some tweaking to do but read lots of the comments and have taken notes. Place a piece of wax paper on the counter for the cookies once cooked. Gone back to edit for ppl like me who just wasted ingredients, money and time We’ve had a very similar recipe in my family for about 50 years. Do I need to use golden barrel brand coconut oil and sugar or will any brand work? Yes, perfect to pack in lunches. Added raisins! Then, add the almonds and shredded coconut to the mixture. They have to get to a certain temperature to set up. Both fails were my fault by not even reading the full recipe through let alone all the comments!! I like that the recipe uses coconut oil instead of butter. Does using less sugar interfere with the recipe? You may only need 3 cups if that’s what you’re using. Easy to make with ingredients I already had in my pantry AND gluten free = a win in my book! I do try my best Thank you!! They will keep well for up to 2 weeks. I didn’t have any time to transfer it to the parchment paper. I used 1/4 cup of honey instead of sugar and I used quick oats. it sucks. Note that refined coconut oil has no coconut flavor compared to unrefined coconut oil. Gosh don’t know what , but they certainly aren’t cookies I don’t love the taste of coconut, but we’ll see! No-Bake Chocolate Coconut Cookies. I may try it with 1 cup sugar and maybe a bit more cocoa. i used chocolate almond milk, cashew butter(one of my friends is allergic to peanuts) and then threw in a handful of chopped roasted cashews that she enjoys. but rather cashews, it is 100% not dairy . I’ve featured more than a few no bake cookies on this site along with healthier baked cookies (these healthy oatmeal chocolate chip cookies are a favorite!) I think I will use a slightly smaller amount of sugar and oats next time. Thanks for trying the and for the great feedback. Thanks . Add some lemon extract for lemon coconut no bake cookies or lime extract, for a fun key lime version. I got 18 large cookies out of the recipe…but they will probably be down to 0 by tomorrow. This is the first time I have used coconut oil for them. Topped with toasted coconut as well , Thanks, Holly! You’re welcome, Melissa! I bought my first jar of coconut oil, but haven’t opened it yet. Great recipe. I’m glad you enjoy my recipes and I definitely will continue sharing them . and it’s amazing I haven’t taken the classic no bake peanut butter oatmeal cookies and made them healthier until now! I recommend Golden Barrel Refined Coconut Oil, but unrefined will work also. Left out coconut oil and maple syrup, substituting the same quantity of almond milk for coconut oil and threw in about 4-5 tablespoons of raisins for some natural sweetness. You show be editing your post to help others who have made these cookies and have failed. That’s great to hear, Connie! Jessica is a self taught cook/baker from Michigan who enjoys local farmers markets, baking competitions, and kayaking with her husband. Hi Sylvia! I love helping people out when needed or just hearing that they enjoyed the recipe I’m glad you haven’t given up on making them! For the sugar I used 1/2 coconut sugar and 1/2 organic sugar. Here’s my recipe for those who don’t want to use sugar (even the ‘healthier’ kind). Traditional no bake cookies are made with butter, milk and refined sugar, but for this version we’re keeping things dairy-free by using coconut oil instead of butter and almond milk instead of the regular milk. 1/4 cup cocoa powder Yes, I have had them crumble and that is usually due to overcooking. I use 1/3 cup. The ones set up I the freezer were better…, Awesome- great to know! I cut it in half the second time. Yes!! I read the tips and measured out the oats first – good for me – added some extra salt, because – I love salt! I tweaked the recipe a bit and added about 1/2 cup of ground flax used 1 3/4 cup oats instead of the 2 cups 3/4 cup of honey instead of the 1 cup asked for and 2 teaspoon of vanilla instead of 1. How to Make Coconut Peanut Butter No Bake Cookies: Start by greasing a large baking sheet with butter. Put the vanilla in (my husband likes extra), add the PB and stir well. He LOVES them!). . Ha! Also I used less oats as they weren’t looking coated like yours. Scoop onto wax paper and let cool before eating. TL;DR – Terrible recipe in every way. Recommended to you based on your activity and what's popular • Feedback oatmeal cookies, grated coconut, mango, coconut milk, gelatin and 3 more. I’m sorry that happened. Every time I make them mine do not set. These coconut oil no bake cookies are the perfect combination of chocolate and peanut butter. Thank you for making them! These no bake cookies use eight ingredients and nothing needs to be baked, making them easy! Hi Bill- thanks for trying them. I’m so glad you and your husband enjoyed them . Just a warning: these melt really quickly they are wonderfully messy on your fingers! Ingredients. Hi Tomisha- I’m assuming by now you’ve tasted them and found out they are still good! Just one bite and you can tell these cookies have magic! I am sure any nut butter would substitute…..almond, cashew, nutella, if you cannot find them, you can make them by grinding up nuts in a food processor, blender, nut butter hand grinder, etc. These were quick and easy to make! You’re welcome, Brittany! Yes, after making them so much you do get to know when they’re done without a timer Your way sounds like it works great, too! fingers crossed. You’re welcome, Darlene! When the DH compared them he said that this recipe tasted more like dark chocolate even though I used the same cocoa powder in both. God bless you and please continue to post recipes for the rest of us that appreciate you. And additionally, I have been making this type of cookie for 20 years as it is a family favorite and I still have batches that don’t set occasionally. For those having issues with it setting up (not hardening), try cooking the cocoa mixture a bit longer. I don’t have coconut oil so what could I use instead and what would the measurements be? The amount you use to brush your teeth is much less then what was used for the cookies, that would be why. It sounds like the mixture overcooked. Melissa, I used coconut sugar my last batch and they taste delicious but I also feel the less sugar I eat the better so next time I will try reducing to one cup. Thanks for trying the recipe and I’m sorry they didn’t turn out right. Here are the ingredients you’ll need. He gave up dairy, but there is no way he is giving up his favorite cookie! I also only put 3/4 cup sugar in them and left out the vanilla. Would be good with sea salt sprinkled on top too , Thanks for that info, Caryn! Thanks, Olivia! My Dr told me not to eat the gluten free ones even. Choosing to avoid processed sugars doesn't have to mean suppressing cravings! Thanks for trying them! I ended up mixing a few packets of instant, organic, apple-flavored oats in with the rest (1 cup), which gives the whole recipe a little twinge of fruit and some extra sweet. If you want to have higher nutritional value, skip the stove step and just mix it all up in a bowl and after dropping on wax paper, put it in the freezer! I wasn’t sure if it would make a difference with the taste. vanilla, 1/2 to 1 c. coconut, 3 c. oatmeal (raw, unrefined, old fashion). and I got to work! You’re welcome, Kim! My family keeps sneaking to grab “JUST one more!” (And that’s from a stoic- old school “butter only” hubby. Thanks for trying them and the great feedback! While it’s a staple in vegan desserts, you certainly don’t have to follow a special diet to work this fragrant oil into your cakes, cookies, and muffins.Coconut oil is a versatile baking staple; here’s what you should know about making it work for you. Tried these with “no nut butter” for a nut allergy and the stove mixture was never really liquid. Not exactly the same, but would still be delicious! It’s terrible in every way. That is so kind of you! The precise boiling time is what makes them set…like making candy. Thanks for the tip, Betsy! I can’t find the chocolate or pb because all I taste are sugar mounds. Skip. Thanks for trying them! When the butter is melted, add the sugar and milk. . I’m new to using coconut oil and im chuffed to bits how these little delights turned out! Stir in the peanut butter and mix to combine. Hi, I recently made these and I feel like there were too many oats since after they cool they were very crumbly. I used rolled oats and cut it back to 3 cups, don’t think the oats got fully cooked in that time and there were too many. I gave this 5 stars because for "healthier" and considering the ingredients used these were very good and the sweetness was not overpowering and most importantly my kids loved these cookies. These are great cookies! My rule was to get it all melted and once it comes to a rolling boil (can’t stir the boil out…in case someone doesn’t know that, not implying you don’t) cook for 1 minute. I will try the trick with the water next time! ??? The oats give them great texture, but they have a melt-in-your-mouth quality about them. Please be careful. Do you follow the recipe exactly? These are definitely a treat, but are a nice option for people avoiding or allergic to dairy or gluten. It’s legit! Buttery without the actual butter, they’re also loaded up with festive sprinkles for plenty of holiday cheer. Using … then reduce the milk by a couple table spoons. MUST TRY! I hope that water trick helps next time. Recipe Notes. Hi Natalya! Learn how to make this classic winter warmer with recipes from around the world. 1/2 tsp salt I also used Golden Barrel Raw Sugar which means the cane is harvested, the juice is extracted, any field impurities are removed, and then it is crystallized. Thank you. 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