Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): Get the latest information.

There is no panel matching the key "MicroAlert"

Published on April 09, 2020

Quick and simple no-bake peanut butter oatmeal cookies

by Hannah Robaczewski, RDN, CD, Registered Dietitian, Gundersen St. Joseph's Hospital and Clinics and Aeriana Culpitt, M.S., CCC-SLP, Speech Language Pathologist, Gundersen Moundview Hospital and Clinics

Looking for a simple, cheap, and versatile cookie recipe? Try these simple, no-bake peanut butter oatmeal cookies! These store nicely in the refrigerator for a yummy spring snack. Enjoy!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • ½ cup maple syrup
  • 2 cups quick cooking oats
  • Optional: For oatmeal raisin cookies: ½ cup raisins and 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • Optional: For chocolate chip cookies: ½-1 cup mini chocolate chips 

What to do

  1. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or tin foil.
  2. In a large microwave-safe bowl, add peanut butter and maple syrup.  Stir or whisk together until well mixed.
  3. Heat the mixture for 20-30 seconds; take out and stir. Continue heating and stirring until the mixture is thoroughly mixed, warm, and fragrant (approx.. 1-3 rounds). Add more peanut butter or maple syrup if the mixture is too crumbly.
  4. Add oats to the mixture. (Optional: Add in the chocolate chips or the cinnamon and raisins.) Stir and fold until thoroughly combined.
  5. Using a spoon or cookie scoop, scoop and drop balls of cookie dough onto your prepared baking sheet, evenly spaced apart.
  6. If desired, use a fork to flatten the cookies.
  7. Chill in the freezer for 15-20 minutes until firm.
  8. Store in refrigerator for freshness.

cookies

St. Joe's no-bake cookies

what to expect

We've taken steps at all our locations to keep you and our staff healthy and safe. Here's what to expect when you visit us.

Stay safe