Healthier No Bake Oatmeal Cookies

Healthier No Bake Oatmeal Cookies

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"A healthier way to enjoy one of America's favorite cookies! To make this vegetarian, use a milk substitute (i.e. almond milk or coconut milk)."


35 m servings 79 cals
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Original recipe yields 40 servings



  • Calories:
  • 79 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 2.2 g
  • 3%
  • Carbs:
  • 14g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 1.9 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 24 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Mix sugar, milk, and cocoa powder together in a saucepan; bring to a boil and cook at a boil for 1 minute. Remove saucepan from heat and stir peanut butter, applesauce, and vanilla extract into the hot mixture until smooth. Add oats and stir until evenly mixed.
  2. Drop oats mixture by spoonful onto waxed paper. Cool completely before removing from paper, at least 20 minutes.
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  1. 10 Ratings


Very impressive! I wasn't sure how these would turn out. Very chocolate-y and the peanut butter is a great component. I used some crunchy peanut butter than I accidently purchased. I sifted some...


Scrumptious! I'm trying to wean my husband off white sugar and butter as much as possible, and this healthy version of his favorite cookie helps tremendously! For the reviewers who tried this r...

I was excited to find these without butter! BUT they never set up, and I did wait until they were at a rolling boil and even cooked 2 minutes. They do taste good but now I'm trying to figure out...

I think it's so delicious!! It was a bit too soft, but I kept it in the refrigerator overnight and it hardened a bit more. Taste- wise it was great (even though I didn't put in vanilla).

Maybe I did something wrong, but it never got hard enough to take off the waxed paper. It was gummy. I even put it in the refridgerater hoping it would harden up, but it didn't. I did it exact ...

Thank you xgainor for a healthier version of a favorite dessert. Like others mine did not firm up but that happens with the original version from time to time. I like that you don't use butter w...

The taste is wonderful, but I, like many other reviewers, was not able to get it to set. They are very gooey!!

I found the cookies to be too soft and wouldn't firm up even after refrigerating. They did have a nice chocolate taste and I like the fact that they were healthier.