No Bake Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

LAST UPDATED: Oct 21, 2019 | PUBLISHED: Sep 25, 2018 | By: Julie Blanner

No Bake Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies are easy to make, packed with protein and stuffed with Reese’s Pieces for good measure. They’re made with just 7 ingredients and are ready to devour in 10 minutes!

peanut butter oatmeal cookies

Day 2 of Fall Cookie Week with Inspired by Charm continues with No Bake Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies {stuffed with Reese’s Pieces, of course!}

no bake oatmeal peanut butter cookies

Yes, you read that right. You know I love that sweet and salty combo – and I can’t resist Reese’s Pieces, so I decided to add a little surprise in these No Bake Oatmeal Peanut Butter Cookies. In fact, you’d probably be surprised if I didn’t, right? There’s nothing like candy tucked inside of cookies for a sweet surprise.

no bake oatmeal peanut butter cookies stuffed with reese's pieces

The best part is that they’re ready to enjoy in just 10 minutes – without having to preheat the oven or refrigerate and wait! They make a great after school snack and of course the perfect fall treat!

no bake peanut butter oatmeal cookies

All you need to make No Bake Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies without cocoa is sugar, butter, milk, vanilla, peanut butter, quick oats and Reese’s Pieces!

no bake oatmeal peanut butter cookies

How to Make No Bake Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies:

  • Combine sugar, butter and milk, bring to a boil.
  • Stir in vanilla, peanut butter and oats. Stir to cool the batter.
  • Form balls, add Reese’s Pieces and cover with a little extra batter.
  • Drop onto a lined cookie sheet and allow them to set.

no bake peanut butter oatmeal cookies

How to Stuff Peanut Butter Cookies:

  • Using a large cookie scoop, scoop dough.
  • Create a well using your thumb.
  • Add Reese’s Pieces (or the candy of your choice). no bake peanut butter oatmeal cookies stuffed with reese's pieces
  • Cover with excess dough or add additional dough to seal. no bake peanut butter oatmeal cookies stuffed with reese's pieces

Tips to Make No Bake Oatmeal Peanut Butter Cookies:

  • Use regular creamy peanut butter, not natural
  • Use the heaviest milk you have (Vitamin D or 2% is preferable)

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Today is all about that peanut butter! Michael whipped up Peanut Butter Brownie Pillow Cookies that I’m adding to our weekend baking list – I think you should, too! Hop on over to his site for the recipe! I’m so honored to join him for another year of Fall Cookie Week (PS you can follow along on Instagram, too with #fallcookieweek). I met Michael 5 or 6 years ago at an event for Better Homes and Gardens and am so lucky to call him friend. Through the years we’ve since traveled together, spent our days sending gifs back and forth and have supported one another in business and in life.

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Michael shares a lot of incredibly easy recipes, home decor (he’s an amazing decorator) and diy’s. You can sign up for his newsletter here so you don’t miss anything (like this Pumpkin Cheese Ball or Oranmentini for the holidays. 

I hope you love these peanut butter no-bake cookies! If your family loves peanut butter recipes as much as mine does, give this peanut butter cake recipe a try! I promise you won’t regret it! 

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The Easy No Bake Oatmeal Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe with Printable Recipe Card:

no bake oatmeal peanut butter cookies stuffed with reese's pieces

No Bake Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

No Bake Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies are easy to make, packed with protein and stuffed with Reese's Pieces for good measure. They're made with just 7 ingredients and are ready to devour in 10 minutes!
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Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings (hover to scale): 24

Ingredients

  • 3 c sugar
  • 3/4 c butter
  • 3/4 c milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 1/2 c peanut butter
  • 4 1/2 c quick oats
  • 1 box Reese's Pieces

Instructions

  • In a saucepan over medium heat, combine sugar, butter and milk, stirring occasionally. 
  • Bring to a rapid boil for 1 minute (bubbles make and break continuously).
  • Remove from heat, stir in vanilla and peanut butter, followed by oats until the mixture begins to cool (about 2 minutes).
  • Using a large cookie scoop, scoop dough, create a well with your thumb, add 4-5 Reese's Pieces and seal with excess dough.
  • Drop onto lined cookie sheet and allow to set.

Notes

You can stuff these No Bake Oatmeal Peanut Butter Cookies with your favorite candy.
Use regular creamy peanut butter, not natural
Use the heaviest milk you have (Vitamin D or 2% is preferable)
 
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