19+ Easy No Bake Cookie Recipes

Whether you’re trying to save on oven space or just need a quick and easy dessert, these easy no bake cookie recipes are perfect! From classic no bakes to fun and festive flavors, this list covers it all.

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I don’t know about you, but during the hustle and bustle of the holidays, I look for any way to make my life easier. That’s where these cookies come in.

Whether I’m entertaining out of town guests or need to send a cookie tray to a friend, easy cookie recipes are always my go to.

Here is a list of some of my favorites. They range from classic to Christmas and everything in between. Simplify your life, too, and try one of these delicious recipes!

Stack of four classic no bake cookies

Classic No Bake Cookies

If you’ve always thought oatmeal no bake cookies were difficult, this classic no bake cookie recipe will change your mind. With these tips, you’ll end up with the perfect peanut butter no bake cookies every time!
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overhead shot of no bake butterscotch cookies

Butterscotch No Bake Cookies

Butterscotch Cookies are a simple, 3 ingredient no bake cookies recipe made with cornflakes, peanut butter, and, you guessed it, butterscotch chips. Quick, easy and delicious!
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No Bake Avalanche Cookies

Avalanche Cookies are the ultimate easy treat to make any time of the year! This 4-ingredient no bake cookie is sweet, salty and crunchy!
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angled shot of haystack cookies on cutting board

Haystack Cookies

These EASY Haystack Cookies are a luscious mixture of sweet chocolate, butterscotch, and peanut butter with crunchy chow mein noodles!
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White chocolate no bake cookie in a bowl

White Chocolate No Bake Cookies

No bake cookies are the best for packing in lunches and nibbling on throughout the day. These White Chocolate No Bake Cookies are pretty sweet and pretty addictive!
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Mint chocolate no bake cookies on a black plate

Mint Chocolate Cookies

These Mint Chocolate cookies are easy and delicious. Dark chocolate and sweetened coconut are topped with creamy green mint frosting, smooth chocolate ganache, and garnished with sweetened coconut flakes!
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Peanut butter oatmeal no bakes on a white plate

Smooth Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

Smooth Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies are easy to make, packed with protein and stuffed with Reese’s Pieces for good measure.
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No Bake Horse Cookies are perfect for a Kentucky derby party, triple crown races, or horse themed parties! These horse cookies are the best no bake cookies! #horsecookies #nobakecookies #kentuckyderbyparty www.savoryexperiments.com

No Bake Horse Cookies

No bake, smiling long faced horse cookies that are perfect for Triple Crown races or horse themed parties.
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Chocolate Bacon Jam Cookie on a cooling rack

Dark Chocolate Bacon Cookies

Chocolate Bacon Jam Cookies are an unexpected cookie sandwich filled with a sweet bacon jam and then dipped in dark chocolate and sprinkled with sea salt.
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No-bake Pilgrim Hat Cookies are a cute activity for kids and the perfect Thanksgiving dessert. They require no baking and only 4 ingredients! #thanksgivingcookies #pilgrimhats www.savoryexperiments.com

No-Bake Pilgrim Hat Cookie Recipe

No-bake Pilgrim Hat Cookies a simple, yet cute activity for kids and a wonderful decoration for a dessert tray on Thanksgiving. They require no baking and only 4 ingredients.
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Christmas oreos broken on a white plate

Chocolate Covered Oreo Cookies

Need a super easy homemade Christmas gift? These easy Chocolate Covered Oreo Cookies with peppermint are the easiest gift you can make for your friends and family!
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Unique No Bake Cookies

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Haystack Cookies

Haystack Cookies are an easy cookie recipe made with creamy peanut butter and butterscotch, crunchy chow mein noodles, and salty peanuts!
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Rocky road no bake cookies on a white tray

Rocky Road Haystacks

These Rocky Road Haystacks are always a hit! Crunchy peanuts and chow mein noodles are paired with mini marshmallows and coated in chocolate for a sweet and salty treat that’s quick to whip together.
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Church window cookies stacked

Church Window Cookies

Church Window Cookies are beautiful combining chocolate and colored marshmallows to create a stunning stained glass effect!
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No bale almond joy cookies on a tray with chocolate

Almond Joy Cookies

These Almond Joy Cookies are fun and easy to make and delicious to eat! Perfect for the kids to help with, too!
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Chocolate Covered Sugar Wafers no bake cookies are quick, easy and festive Christmas cookies. Perfect for cookie trays and holiday parties. #nobakecookies #easychristmascookies #sugarwafercookies www.savoryexperiments.com

Chocolate Covered Sugar Wafers

These Chocolate Covered Sugar Wafers are a simple no bake cookie that doubles as an easy Christmas cookie recipe. Quick, easy and festive you’ll want to make these for every holiday party and cookie platter!
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Nutella stuffed sandwich no bake cookies stacked

Nutella Stuffed Peppermint White Chocolate Ritz Cracker Cookies

Rich Nutella sandwiched between two Ritz crackers and dipped in a smooth peppermint white chocolate–doesn’t get easier!
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Peppermint bark cookies stacked on a white tray

Peppermint Bark Cookies

These easy-to-make Peppermint Bark Cookies are made with only four ingredients and no baking required. You will have trouble keeping these around!
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Hand holding a no bake Christmas wreath cookie

Christmas Wreath Cookies

Christmas Wreath Cookies are a festive, fun and tasty Christmas dessert. These is one of the cutest recipes for Christmas and fun for the kiddos!
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Peppermint mocha no bake cookie on a tin

Peppermint Mocha Candy Cookies

These Peppermint Mocha Candy Cookies are minty, chocolaty, fresh, filled with yummy oatmeal, all in a praline-like candy!
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Jessica Formicola

Jessica the mom, wife and chef behind Savory Experiments. You might see her on the Emmy- nominated TV show Plate It! or on bookshelves as a cookbook author. Jessica is a Le Cordon Bleu certified recipe developer and regularly contributed to Parade, Better Homes & Gardens, The Daily Meal and more!

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Questions and Reviews

  1. Tis the season for so many lovely treats. Love them all and super exciting that they’re all no bake. It’s that much easier!

  2. I love those bacon jam cookies — they look like little hamburgers, and the salty-sweet play sounds amazing!

  3. YES! No bake is my life! Ha. My husband is the baker in this house so anytime I can find a recipe that’s nice and easy and no chance of burning, I’m in!