No-Bake Monday

Our temperatures are gonna be back in the 90’s this week so the thought of turning on the oven is not very appealing. Sadly the heat doesn’t diminish the sweet tooth so I decided to “not-bake” some tasty  snacks to start out the week with a smile. Coconut and cocoa are a match made in cookie heaven.

Cocoa-Nut Peanut Butter No-Bake Cookies

1/2 cup. coconut oil
2/3 cup peanut butter
1/2 cup honey
6 TBS dark cocoa powder
1 tsp. vanilla extract
3/4 tsp. sea salt
1-1/2 cup coconut flakes
1-1/2 cup whole rolled oats

Combine coconut oil, peanut butter, honey, cocoa powder, vanilla and sea salt; beat until well combined and smooth. Add coconut and oats and beat until well incorporated and mixture becomes a loose dough. Using a tablespoon or small scoop, drop on wax paper or parchment. Chill for 30 minutes in freezer or 1 hour in frig. Serve cold. Makes 20-25 depending on size. Enjoy!

[Per cookie: 200 calories; 4 g protein; 15 g total fat (10 g sat. fat); 15 g carbs; 0 mg cholesterol; 90 mg soda; 2 g fiber; 8 g sugar]

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45 thoughts on “No-Bake Monday

  1. Oh, this sounds so great, or yummy as Benji would say (I know he can’t have those so we keep the recipe between us)! I would have to try without the oats as I can’t eat those. What would you suggest to put in it instead? BTW I’m writing this via my pc. For some reason in the reader feed it shows up shortened and then I have to click on a link that takes me to https://tailsaroundtheranch.blog/ for the full story. I don’t have to do that with other people’s blogs.

    1. Ugh. I know it’s not supposed to truncate posts. Thanks for providing the clue. Maybe they can shed some light on it.

  2. If there was any way to take the coconut outta those, Ma would be all in! (she doesn’t likes coconut…I KNOWS! I thinks there’s something wrong with that woman!!!)
    I thinks they look mighty tasty….too bad Ma says I can’t have any. pffffft!
    Kisses,
    Ruby ♥

  3. Oh! I used to make these with a friend of mine when we were in high school all the time. I’ve been wanting to bake, but either not enough time or too much heat has put it off. What a great idea!

  4. Mom says YUMMERS!!! We need her to make that for herself and some pb treats for us!!!

    Woos – Lightning, Misty, and Timber

    1. It absolutely did. I’ve been having WP issues that we can’t seem to diagnose. Seems to be some sort of lag between posting, approval and showing up. So sorry.

  5. I’ve had similar, and now I’m drooling too. But I’m off anything sugar-y and have lost the weight again, so I just have to keep reminding myself what happens when…. Enjoy!

  6. Yum!! I hate to bake so these are right up my alley (and my oven is broken and I can’t get it fixed til the end of September ugh……..). I also ADORE coconut, chocolate and peanut butter! I just pinned these! Thank you for sharing!!

    1. Best combo of ingredients I know of! Yeah, I’m soooo over this whole summer thing (mostly because we’ve had almost next to nothing in the way of rain).

  7. These aren’t DOG treats though with the dark cocoa powder in them. How about carob powder? Anyway, I need to leave out the peanut butter…I like peanut butter, and I love chocolate, but I don’t like them together…wondering how to adjust remaining ingredients.

    1. No, those are upright treats. I needed something sweet but not too guilty after last week. I don’t know why carob powder wouldn’t work. These treats aren’t super peanut-buttery tasting.

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