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Healthy No Bake Cookies

Peanut butter chocolate healthy no bake cookies made with half the amount of sugar in traditional no bake cookies and coconut oil instead of butter. Dairy-free, vegan and refined sugar free.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Cookies
Keyword: healthy no bake cookies
Servings: 24
Calories: 93kcal


  • ½ cup melted coconut oil
  • ½ cup natural creamy peanut butter or almond butter
  • ½ cup coconut sugar
  • ¼ cup cocoa powder
  • ¼ cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • pinch of sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 3 cups instant oats


  • Add melted coconut oil and peanut butter in a medium mixing bowl and stir until combined. Add coconut sugar, cocoa powder, almond milk, sea salt, vanilla.
  • If desired you can heat the peanut butter cocoa mixture on the stovetop over medium low heat to fully dissolve the coconut sugar, about 5-6 minutes. Sometimes I do this and sometimes I don't. Depends on how much time I have.
  • Add oats to a large mixing bowl and top with peanut butter cocoa mixture. Stir until well combined.
  • Using a small/medium cookie scoop, scoop the dough on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Use your hands to press the dough down a bit and form the cookies into a cookie shape.
  • Place baking sheet in fridge until cookies are set, then serve. Store any leftover cookies in an airtight container in the fridge for 1-2 weeks.



  • No oil version: I've also made this recipe with a mashed banana in place of the coconut oil. The cookies will turn out  a little bit more dry without the coconut oil, but still yummy.
  • Sugar: You can use granulated sugar instead of coconut sugar, but you will definitely want to heat the peanut butter cocoa mixture to dissolve the sugar.


Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 93kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 3g | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g