No Bake Drop Cookies

Butterscotch Haystacks are family favorite no bake cookies from childhood.

Mom would often whip up a batch of these quick and easy no bake cookies when she was short on time but in need of a treat.

Easy no bake cookies are the answer for when the weather turns warm and/or you are short on time.

Make them with your girl scout troop or the next time you are in need of a rainy day activity for the kids.

These butterscotch haystacks have just three ingredients and stir together in minutes.

The hardest part is waiting for them to firm up in the refrigerator so you can enjoy them.

The next time you are looking for a quick and easy drop cookies recipe, look no further than no bake butterscotch haystacks.

Butterscotch Haystacks - No Bake Drop Cookies Recipe

  • 1 12-ounce package butterscotch chips
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1 8.5-ounce can chow mein noodles
  1. Melt the butterscotch chips and peanut butter over simmering water in a double boiler or in the microwave.
  2. Remove from the heat and stir in the chow mein noodles.
  3. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto waxed paper or silicone mat lined cookie sheets.
  4. Refrigerate until firm.

This recipe makes about 36 Butterscotch Haystacks.

Butterscotch Haystacks Recipe Variations:

  • Increase peanut butter to 3/4 cup and stir in 3 1/2 cups mini-marshmallows with the noodles.
  • Stir in 1 cup peanuts with the noodles.

Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cookies

A delicious combination of chocolate, peanut butter, and oats in a drop no bake cookie. These quick and easy one-bowl wonders come together in minutes and are sure to satisfy your chocolate peanut butter cravings.

Whip up a batch of these no bake cookies and watch them disappear.

Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter No Bake Drop Cookies Recipe

  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 cup confectioner's sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 cups quick-cooking oats, uncooked
  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  1. Line cookie sheets with wax paper, parchment, or silicone liners.
  2. In a large bowl stir together the peanut butter, confectioner's sugar, milk, and vanilla with a wooden spoon, mixing until well blended.
  3. Stir in the oats and chocolate chips.
  4. Drop by kitchen teaspoonfuls onto the lined sheets. Alternatively, use a small cookie scoop.
  5. Store in an airtight container between layers of wax paper.

This recipe makes about 48 Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter No Bake Cookies.

Chewy Gingerbread No Bake Cookies

Sugar and spice and everything nice give these cookies the old-fashioned flavor of gingerbread with none of the work. If you like chewy ginger cookies, give this no bake cookies recipe a try.

It's the perfect way to celebrate Christmas in July when it's too hot to turn on the oven.

Chewy Gingerbread No Bake Drop Cookies Recipe

  • 1/2 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup dark corn syrup
  • 3/4 cup cream peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 4 cups crisp rice cereal
  1. Line cookies sheet with wax paper, parchment, or silicone liners.
  2. In a medium-size saucepan combine the brown sugar and corn syrup.
  3. Bring the mixture to a boil over medium high heat, stirring constantly until the sugar is totally dissolved. Remove pan from the heat.
  4. Stir in the peanut butter, vanilla and spices until smooth.
  5. Add the cereal, stirring until well coated.
  6. Working quickly, drop the mixture by heaping teaspoonfuls onto the prepared sheets.
  7. Let stand in a cool place to harden.
  8. Store in an airtight container between layers of wax paper.

This recipe makes about 2 dozen Chewy Gingerbread No Bake Cookies.

Apricot Almond No Bake Cookies

A luscious combination of crushed corn cereal, almonds, dried apricots, and white chocolate that are sure to disappear quickly whenever you make them.

These fruity drop no bake cookies are so simple to make we think it is a recipe you will turn to often.

Apricot Almond No Bake Drop Cookies Recipe

  • 2 cups Corn Chex cereal, coarsely crushed
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds
  • 1/2 cup chopped dried apricots
  • 1 1/4 cups white chocolate chips
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  1. Line cookies sheet with wax paper, parchment, or silicone liners.
  2. In a large bowl combine the cereal, almonds, and apricots and set aside.
  3. In a medium size microwave-safe bowl, melt the white chocolate chips on high for 1 to 2 minutes, stirring at 20 second increments to make sure the chocolate doesn't burn.
  4. Stir in the almond extract.
  5. Stir in the cereal mixture, until it's well coated.
  6. Working quickly, drop by tablespoonfuls onto the prepared sheets.
  7. Let cool until firm.
  8. Store in an airtight container between sheets of wax paper.

This recipe makes about 30 Apricot Almond No Bake Cookies.

Bananas Foster No Bake Cookies

A quick and easy no bake cookies recipe with the flavors of bananas foster.

If you want to make these tasty treats without the alcohol, replace the rum or brandy with 1 1/2 tablespoons of water and 1 1/2 teaspoons of rum or brandy flavored extract.

Bananas Foster No Bake Drop Cookies Recipe

  • 12 caramels, unwrapped
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips (white, milk, or semisweet - whatever you prefer)
  • 2 tablespoons dark rum or brandy
  • 2 cups honey graham cereal, slightly crushed
  • 3/4 cup coarsely crushed banana chips
  1. Line cookie sheets with wax paper, parchment, or silicone liners.
  2. In a heavy medium-size saucepan combine the caramels, chocolate chips, and rum.
  3. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly until the caramels are melted and the mixture is smooth.
  4. Remove pan from the heat.
  5. Stir in the cereal and banana chips until well combined.
  6. Working quickly, drop mixture from teaspoonfuls onto the prepared sheets.
  7. Let stand at room temperature until firm, about 30 minutes.
  8. Store in airtight container between sheets of wax paper.

This recipe makes about 2 dozen Bananas Foster No Bake Cookies.

Oatmeal Raisin No Bake Cookies

All the flavors of traditional oatmeal raisin cookies in a quick and easy no bake form.

Turn to this simple recipe whenever the urge for oatmeal raisin cookies strikes and you don't have the time or desire to turn on the oven.

Oatmeal Raisin No Bake Drop Cookies Recipe

  • 1 cup butterscotch baking chips
  • 5 tablespoons butter
  • 16 large marshmallows
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 cups quick cooking oats, uncooked
  • 3/4 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup sweetened coconut flakes
  1. Line cookie sheets with wax paper, parchment, or silicone liners.
  2. In a large saucepan over low heat, melt the butterscotch chips, butter, marshmallows, and cinnamon, stirring until well combined.
  3. Remove pan from the heat and let cool 5 minutes.
  4. Stir in the oats, raisins, and coconut.
  5. Working quickly, drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto the prepared sheets.
  6. Loosely cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate 2 to 3 hours.
  7. Let stand at room temperature 15 minutes before serving.
  8. Store tightly covered in the refrigerator.

This recipe makes about 3 dozen Oatmeal Raisin No Bake Cookies.

Crispy Chewy Salty Sweet Chocolate No Bake Cookies

Do you crave salty sweet treats?

These super easy no bake drop cookies are for you. With just one bowl, a microwave and six ingredients, you can whip up a batch of these sweet and salty sensations in minutes.

Crispy Chewy Salty Sweet Chocolate No Bake Drop Cookies Recipe

  • 2 cups baking chips (semisweet, milk, or white chocolate or butterscotch)
  • 1/2 cup chunky peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 1 cup lightly salted mixed nuts, roughly chopped
  • 1 cup crisp rice cereal
  1. Line cookie sheets with wax paper, parchment, or silicone liners.
  2. In a large microwave-safe bowl melt the baking chips on high until melted, stirring after each 20 seconds, being careful not to burn.
  3. Stir in the peanut butter and vanilla until well combined.
  4. Stir in the remaining ingredients.
  5. Working quickly, drop by teaspoonfuls onto the prepared sheets.
  6. Store in a covered container in a cool place.

Makes about 2 dozen Crispy Chewy Salty Sweet Chocolate No Bake Cookies.

Recipe source: No-bake Cookies: More Than 150 Fun, Easy & Delicious Recipes for Cookies, Bars, And Other Cool Treats Made Without Baking by Camilla V. Saulsbury

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