No Bake Peanut Butter Cookies

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These super easy no bake peanut butter cookies are incredible! They’re so indulgent and delicious without any of the hard work of dealing with the oven. Try this simple, no bake, cookie recipe today!

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Making peanut butter cookies is pretty easy…even if you have to bake them like these…but there’s just something I love so much about a recipe that doesn’t require baking.

You may have noticed for yourself that there’s a TON of no bake recipes here at Cook Clean Repeat. It’s because I love no bake recipes, just like these peanut butter cookies.

I’ve shared my favorite freezer cake, no bake chocolate lasagna, a peanut butter layer dessert that is to die for, and even these cookies and cream cups are simple yet loaded with all your favorite indulgent dessert flavors.

A top down look at the finished cookies with milk ready to be shared or enjoyed.

Of course if fudge is more your style, you’ll want to check out every single one of these amazing no cook fudge recipes. They’re all unique, all delicious, and perfectly shareable no bake treats!

Here is what you’ll need to make no bake peanut butter cookies at home:

This recipe only has four ingredients, so along with being no bake it’s also limited ingreidents so you can whip these cookies up on a moments notice to share with guests, provide for fundraisers, or just to snack on yourself.

For my version of no bake peanut butter cookies we will use sugar, corn syrup, peanut butter, and corn flakes! I suspect you could also use Frosted Flakes for an extra boost of sweetness and a little bit of a different flavor but that’s up to you!

All the ingredients needed for no bake peanut butter cookies laid out ready to begin

How to make the easiest peanut butter cookies:

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and add corn flakes cereal to a large bowl. You can also use silpat baking mats if you have them, they work great for everything!

Cook sugar and syrup in a saucepan over medium-heat, until mixture bubbles. Then stir in peanut butter until dissolved and smooth.

Pour peanut butter mixture over corn flakes and gently stir until combined.

Shape mixture into cookies and place on parchment paper to harden, about 15 to 25 minutes

Close up view of the finished cookies ready to eat.

Can I add things to this delicious cookie recipe?

So this is one of those great recipes that you can definitely spice up with whatever add in’s you might like. Things like mini chocolate chips, butterscotch chips, raisins, or even some chocolate jimmies would be great!

If you add some toppings or mix in’s be sure to let us know in the comments below so others can try your creations!

Yield: 12 Cookies

No Bake Peanut Butter Cookies

Featured image that shows the finished no bake peanut butter cookies on a cutting board with milk in the background ready to be enjoyed.

These super easy no bake peanut butter cookies are incredible! They're so indulgent and delicious without any of the hard work of dealing with the oven. Try this simple, no bake, cookie recipe today!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Dry Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup white corn syrup
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 3 cups corn flakes cereal

Instructions

  1. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and add corn flakes cereal to a large bowl.
  2. Cook sugar and syrup in a saucepan over medium-heat, until mixture bubbles. Then stir in peanut butter until dissolved and smooth.
  3. Pour peanut butter mixture over corn flakes and gently stir until combined.
  4. Shape mixture into cookies and place on parchment paper to harden, about 15 to 25 minutes

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

12

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 224Total Fat: 11gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 162mgCarbohydrates: 30gFiber: 1gSugar: 21gProtein: 5g

I am not a medical expert. These calculations are provided as a courtesy.

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