It’s the holiday season! Enjoy holly, jolly cheer with this easy, no-bake cookie recipe! Follow the recipe to satisfy your sweet tooth with a glass of eggnog or your favorite tasty beverage! Allergies? No problem. Swap the peanut butter out for your favorite smooth nut butter.


  • 2 c. sugar
  • 1/2 c. milk
  • 1 stick (8 tbsp) unsalted butter
  • 1/4 c. unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3 c. old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 c. smooth peanut butter
  • 1 tbsp. pure vanilla extract
  • large pinch kosher salt


  1. Line a baking sheet with wax paper or parchment
  2. Bring the sugar, milk, butter and cocoa to a boil in a medium saucepan over medium heat, stirring occasionally, then let boil for 1 minute. Remove from heat.
  3. Add in the oats, peanut butter, vanilla and salt and stir to combine.
  4. Drop teaspoonfuls of the mixture onto the prepared baking sheet, and let sit at room temperature until cooled and hardened, about 30 minutes.
  5. Refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 3 days.