Chocolate Oat Cookies on Baking Tray

Chocolate Oat Instant Cookies

  • Author: Just Easy Recipes
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 5 mins
  • Total Time: 10 mins
  • Yield: 12-15 1x


A quick and easy recipe for chocolate oat cookies – perfect for kids to make as there is no baking time involved.


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 3 tablespoons cocoa
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup smooth peanut butter (or any other nut butter)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 3 cups oatsĀ 


  1. Add the butter, sugar, milk, cocoa and salt to a medium sized pot and once the butter has melted, mix the ingredients together and then bring the ingredients to a boil for 1 minute (but no longer than that).
  2. Remove from the heat, stir in the peanut butter and vanilla essence and mix until well combined.
  3. Add the oats and stir until well coated with the chocolate sauce.
  4. Using a 1/4 cup measure, drop the cookie mixture into cupcake cases or directly onto wax paper.
  5. Allow to cool for an hour or so *

* I pop mine in the fridge to speed the process up but you can easily leave them out to cool for 1-2 hours).