How to Make No Bake Cookie Recipe 

If you are wanting to know how to make the no bake cookie recipe it is very easy to make. Unlike the regular baked cookie recipe usually the no bake type does not contain any flour in the recipe. Instead of flour it is made with other fillers like a variety of cereals or finely chopped nuts along with many other ingredients. They can be shaped in round cookies, balls, bars or most any shape you want. After placing them in the refrigerator for a while, they will usually firm up and become suitable to eat with your fingers.

Often we think that if something is too easy to prepare like learning to make the no bake cookie recipe, it just cannot taste good. Not true! Like anything else, it all depends on what combination of ingredients is included in the recipe.

The little date balls have just the right combination of ingredients to make them delicious. Children love them and they brighten up a tray of your Christmas cookie recipes. When you learn how to make the no bake cookie recipe you will find they are not just for the holiday recipes but anytime of the year.

Roll them in red and green tinted coconut or colored sugar for Christmas recipes, light pastels for the Easter recipes or for anytime of the year use white powdered sugar. Notice that these no bake cookies do not have any flour in them so might be good for you who are on flourless diets.

Everyone must be familiar with smores recipe. Every child at sometime has assembled together this no bake cookie recipe. What would a campfire gathering be without smores. The chocolate rum balls could not be easier to make and yet be so elegant. The chocolate oatmeal cookies are a favorite cookie of so many people but so simple to make. With these recipes, even the very busy person can still have homemade cookies.


This no bake cookie recipe is very tasty with the combination of dates and coconut; the crunchiness from the Rice Krispies adds to the texture.

  • 1 Cup granulated sugar
  • ½ Cup soft butter
  • 1 Cup chopped dates
  • 1 Beaten egg
  • 2 Cups Rice Krispy cereal
  • ½ Cup chopped nuts
  • Shredded coconut, tinted if desired
  • Powdered sugar

Combine the granulated sugar, butter, dates and egg in a skillet. Cook over low heat stirring constantly about 10 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in the Rice Krispy cereal and nuts. Mix well. As soon as the mixture is cool enough to handle form small one inch balls. Roll each ball in the coconut and then roll in the powdered sugar.


This smores recipe is a no bake cookie recipe that every single person should experience. It is one which we had at every cook out throughout my life as far back as I can remember. The thought is horrendous of thinking about any child who has not experienced sitting around the campfire and roasting marshmallows to make this delicious smores recipe. I am giving you an oven recipe even though I prefer roasting the marshmallows over a campfire.

For 4 servings (but I would plan for more):

  • 4 Small chocolate bars
  • 8 Large graham crackers
  • 12 marshmallows NOTE: I saw in the store in TN the giant campfire roasting marshmallows- I bet those are great!)

Place chocolate bars on 4 graham crackers and place on cookie sheet.

Broil until chocolate bars begin to melt; add 3 marshmallows to each cracker and chocolate.

Return under broiler until marshmallows are slightly brown.

Remove from oven and top with another graham cracker.


I am sure everyone has heard of chocolate rum balls. This no bake recipe is very popular at Christmas time; easy to make and very flavorful.

  • 3 ½ Cups crushed vanilla wafers (12 ounce package)
  • ¾ Cup powdered sugar
  • ¼ Cup Hersheys cocoa powder
  • 1 ½ Cup finely chopped pecans
  • 3 Tablespoons light corn syrup
  • ½ Cup rum (Could replace with ½ cup orange juice plus 1 teaspoon grated orange peel)
  • Extra powdered sugar

Combine vanilla wafer crumbs, powdered sugar, Hersheys cocoa powder and pecans in a large bowl.

Blend in corn syrup and rum (or orange juice & peel).

Shape into 1 inch balls; roll in powdered sugar.

How to Make No Bake Cookie Recipe like these Chocolate Oatmeal CookiesHow to Make No Bake Cookie Recipe like these Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies


This chocolate oatmeal cookie recipe is a no bake cookie recipe with the addition favorite flavor of peanut butter; a favored ingredient of many people.

  • 2 Cups sugar
  • ½ Cup Hersheys cocoa powder
  • ½ Cup milk
  • ½ Cup butter
  • ½ Cup peanut butter
  • 4 Cups quick cooking oats
  • ½ Teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 Cup chopped nuts

Combine sugar, cocoa powder, milk and butter; stir over heat until bubbly.

Add vanilla, nuts and peanut butter; stir until blended.

Pour mixture over oats and mix well; drop by tablespoonfuls onto wax paper or when cool enough to handle roll into balls.


  • ½ Cup softened butter
  • 2 Cups sugar
  • 1 Small can (5 Ounces) evaporated milk
  • 2 Cups vanilla wafer crumbs
  • 1 /cup shredded coconut
  • 1 Cup chopped pecans

Combine butter, sugar and milk in saucepan.
Cook mixture to soft ball stage (235F to 240F degrees).
Remove from heat; immediately add remaining ingredients.
Drop by spoonfuls immediately onto wax paper lined cookie sheets.
Makes 24.

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