Peanut Butter No Bake Cookies

Delicious yet simple No Bake Cookies. These are for the true Peanut Butter Lover!

Peanut Butter No Bake Cookies with Reese's Pieces: delicious, no oven necessary treats the whole family will LOVE @shugarysweets #reeses

I love the simplicity of a no-bake cookie. If you follow me on Instagram you may have seen me share a photo of a big pile of mulch. We spent our weekend weeding all our gardens and laying fresh mulch. While it looks beautiful, it’s exhausting work. The weather here was perfect and gorgeous. And it was a good reminder that no bake desserts are awesome to have on hand for summer. You know, when you need something sweet but don’t feel like turning on your oven!

These peanut butter no bake cookies are just the thing. Unlike traditional no bakes, there is no chocolate. I have a family of peanut butter lovers and we needed full peanut butter flavor. Plus, should I remind you they have oatmeal? Peanut butter + Oatmeal = health food. Breakfast. Yeah, I know it’s a stretch, but go with it.

Peanut Butter No Bake Cookies with Reese's Pieces: delicious, no oven necessary treats the whole family will LOVE @shugarysweets #reeses

I added in some Reese’s Pieces just for fun! These cookies taste like a giant Reese’s Pieces! Seriously.

Speaking of Reese’s Pieces…anyone else feel they get neglected sometimes? Second string behind the PB cup? I grew up in the 80’s and going to the theater to see ET when it was first released. Reese’s Pieces had their fame back then, time to bring it back! Right??

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Peanut Butter No Bake Cookies

Yield: 5 dozen cookies

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 9 minutes

Delicious yet simple No Bake Cookies. These are for the true Peanut Butter Lover!


  • 2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup skim milk
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 3 cup quick cook oatmeal
  • 1 1/2 cup Reese's Pieces


  1. In a large pot, add sugar, milk and butter. Bring to a boil over medium high heat. Boil for one full minute. Remove from heat. Add vanilla, salt and peanut butter. Stir until smooth. Fold in oats, stirring until completely combined. Fold in candy.
  2. Lay out a large piece of parchment paper on counter. Using two spoons, drop cookie dough by large tablespoon onto paper. Allow to set (about 20 minutes). Store in a covered, airtight container. ENJOY!

Want more No Bake ideas? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Let’s start with cookies…

No Bake Cookies with Double Espresso: these are filled with delicious Mocha Hazelnut Spread and espresso powder. Mom’s perfect treat!

No Bake Double Espresso Cookies from @shugarysweets

Biscoff No Bake Cookies: One of my favorite obsession (biscoff) in a No bake? Perfection!

Biscoff No Bake Cookies from @shugarysweets

Apple Nachos (perfect summer treat, eat outside cause they are messy then hose off!): easy, no oven needed!

Apple Nachos @shugarysweets

78 comments on “Peanut Butter No Bake Cookies”

  1. With a house full of kids, no bake cookies are always the way to go! Reese Pieces are the absolute best!

  2. Mmmmm I heart Reese’s Pieces…there is a bag in my cupboard just waiting for me to bake with them again. I love that you made no bakes completely peanut buttery! Sounds awesome to me…there is a package in the mail right???

  3. What a great recipe for the upcoming summer. Although I love to bake, it’s wonderful having an arsenal of no-bake desserts so you don’t have to heat up the oven in the warmer months. 🙂

  4. Please tell me that you did not just post this. This is my ultimate weakness PB + Reese’s Pieces. This could be bad…very bad…for my waistline!

  5. Im a pb fanatic! These sound delicious! I love no bake, it makes things so quick, and is perfect for instant gratification! 😉

  6. Love how simple these look. Haven’t had Reese’s pieces in awhile. This looks like a great treat to try soon!

  7. Liz

    Love the no-bake idea and PB is perfect for an afternoon treat! Sound delish! 🙂

  8. Yum! I have the mini Reese’s pieces that would be perfect for these

  9. Gotta love a no bake cookies! I adore how peanut buttery these ones are!

  10. These cookies are rockin’, Amy! The temps are raising in Sacramento already, so I’m already making faces at my oven when it’s on.. too hot! Love these 🙂

  11. I do love my Reese cups, but I’m in full support of bringing back Reese pieces. I love no bake cookies, especially in the dead of summer when I avoid the oven at all costs. This pb variety sounds delish 🙂

  12. Pure peanut butter goodness and I don’t even need to turn on the oven? Don’t mind if I do! 😉

  13. LOVE LOVE LOVE!! And as much as I am a chocoholic I love that these are no bake without chocolate 🙂

  14. I can not believe that I some how missed all of those amazing no-bake cookies! Peanut butter sounds good. Biscoff sounds amazing (I am seriously addicted!)! The Double Espresso is breakfast tomorrow!

  15. These are definitely health food. Oats make everything healthier! I’ll be making tons of no bake in summer here to avoid the A/C!

  16. Oh..stop temtping me..I just got a new jar of PB,don’t want to finish it at once :))

  17. Love how easy these are! Pure peanut butter is never a bad thing either!

  18. I love no bake cookies during the summer time!

  19. Marcie@flavorthemoments

    Love no-bake recipes, and you can never go wrong with peanut butter ones!

  20. I LOVE no-bake cookies. Especially when the hot weather rolls in… which is hopefully soon!

  21. No Bake and Reese’s? Sold! Love no-bake recipes especially in the summer!

  22. these cookies look fantastic! I love reeses pieces and definitely feel like they get neglected. I love to put them in with hot popcorn at the movie theather so it’s like i have PB popcorn, yum!

    PS. Could you delete where I somehow accidentally posted my comment with my email address visible?

  23. I would love to eat these for breakfast-what a great idea!!! I can’t believe I’ve never made a no bake cookie-this should be my first!

  24. Oh yum! No-bake cookies are so good!

  25. These look amazing, Aimee! Love your apple nachos, too!

  26. The pb addict in me approves. 😉

  27. Peanut butter + no bake = yep, pretty sure these are my heaven 🙂

  28. Goodness these sound right up my alley. My problem with no-bake cookies is that the are too easy …. so I just want to make them all the time … and then eat them all : ) haha no good for my hips!

  29. All peanut butter and no bakes that are loaded with Reese’s Pieces?! I need at least a double batch!

  30. Dude, these are too fun. So dangerous…but SO good!

  31. I haven’t made no bake cookies in awhile – I’m pretty sure I need these!

  32. I know I am probably in a minority with this but I’ll actually take Reeses Pieces over PB cups any day. These no-bake cookies look fantastic!

  33. With summer approaching much too quickly, I’m always excited to see a recipe that doesn’t involve me turning on my oven. Throw some peanut butter in the mix and you’ve stolen my heart. Can’t wait to try these.

  34. I love that there’s peanut butter AND Reese’s Pieces. They’re our favorite candy!

  35. As much as I love baking I love whipping up in a heart beat some no-bake goodies to surprise my family. Great recipe Aimee!

  36. I so enjoy no-bake cookies as well 🙂 there is something so fun about it to me! These looks tasty, I love Reese’s pieces!

  37. No bake cookies without chocolate?! Yay! I love chocolate but I feel like I’ve done tons of no bake chocolate stuff and I’m kind of tired of it. Love the Reese’s addition. They just wouldn’t be the same without them!

  38. I love no bake cookies but I’ve never thought of making them non-chocolate. These look great and they would be the perfect thing to satisfy an intense peanut butter craving! I love the addition of Reese’s pieces!

  39. OH MAN! These look like crack!!! 😀

  40. This looks awesome… Can I substitute almond milk for the skim milk?

  41. All of these look so yummy… I want to be in the kitchen baking, but I’m suppose to paint today…

  42. Brooke

    Does it have to be skim milk? My family drinks 2% or whole milk. I would hate to buy a quart of skim and most of it go to waste. These sound YUMMY!! And can’t wait to make some 🙂

  43. Kaylee

    These are awesome I have a 5yr old and his favorite food is peanut butter he will eat it with a spoon n he love these!

  44. Abby

    Yum I made these last night, they are delicious! Thank you for sharing

  45. I’ve made these a couple of times now. Love them! (They are very addictive)

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  47. Sarah

    do these freeze well??

  48. Stephanie

    My family loves these no bake cookies! They have become a vacation staple!! 🙂

  49. Carol

    This recipe asks for WAY TOO much sugar. I felt like I was eating pure sugar. I will definitely reduce the sugar next time I try these.

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