No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

20 cookies
10 Minutes

are crispy and chocolatey with just the right amount of peanut butter flavor. They are so simple to make and a great recipe for kids to help with. Get can get really creative with decorating No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies for different seasons and holidays!!!

No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies are so easy to make and a delicious festive treat that kids and adults will love! They are so cute with some jelly beans or a marshmallow Peep set in the middle like a little bird nest. I know some people have friends or family members who are allergic to peanut butter so the peanut butter chips can be omitted. Just be sure to add dark or semi-sweet chocolate chips in place of the peanut butter chips. No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies aren’t just for Easter! Make them year round for fun treat or decorated for a festive celebration. The options are endless!


INGREDIENTS


  • Peanut butter chips
  • Dark or semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • Honey
  • Unsalted butter
  • Cornflake cereal

HOW TO MAKE NO-BAKE PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES


  • Line a sheet pan with parchment paper.
  • In a large microwave proof bowl, add the peanut butter chips, chocolate chips, honey, and unsalted butter. Microwave for 1 minute.
  • Stir with a rubber spatula and if not melted, add another 30 seconds; stir until it is melted.
  • Gently fold in the cornflake cereal, a little at a time, until the cereal is completely covered.
  • Scoop 1-2 Tbsp equal portions onto the parchment paper; about 20-25 cookies.
  • If placing candy in the middle, place in the center of each cookie.
  • Allow the cookies to firm for 1 hour before serving.
  • Store in an airtight container.

To make No-Bake Double Chocolate Cookies: Omit the peanut butter chips and add in 1 1/2 cups more dark or semi-sweet chocolate chips.

The whole process takes seriously 10 minutes, unless you have some little ones helping, of course. But it’s worth a few extra minutes to create some memories and bake in the kitchen with your family.


GET CREATIVE AND DECORATE!


This is the step where it is handy to have kids in the kitchen to help. There are so many options when choosing how to decorate these cookies. They’re not just for Easter or Spring. Decorate them for any holiday, celebration, or for an everyday special treat.


HERE ARE A FEW IDEAS:


  • Jelly beans and Peeps
  • Sprinkles
  • Chopped up candy bars
  • Mini Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup
  • Hershey’s kiss
  • M&M’s
  • Coconut
  • Drizzle dark or white chocolate
  • Crumble on ice cream

No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

Recipe details

  • 20 cookies
  • Prep time: 8 Minutes|Cook time: 2 Minutes|Total time: 10 Minutes

Ingredients


Instructions


Line a sheet pan with parchment paper. In a large microwave proof bowl, add the peanut butter chips, chocolate chips, honey, and unsalted butter. Microwave for 1 minute. Stir with a rubber spatula and if not melted, add another 30 seconds; stir until it is melted. Gently fold in the cornflake cereal, a little at a time, until the cereal is completely covered.
Scoop 1-2 Tbsp equal portions onto the parchment paper; about 20-25 cookies. If placing candy in the middle, place in the center of each cookie. Allow the cookies to firm for 1 hour before serving. Store in an airtight container.

Tips

  • To make No-Bake Double Chocolate Cookies: Omit the peanut butter chips and add in 1 1/2 cups more dark or semi-sweet chocolate chips.

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