28 Easy 3 Ingredient NO BAKE Cookie Recipes

Easy No BAKE Cookies with Only THREE Ingredients –

When it comes to 3 ingredient no bake desserts, COOKIES are the family favorite around here. Naturally, I love making these super simple no bake cookies, too – because… NO BAKING is required.

No bake cookies are one of my favorite life hacks for moms that I learned from my grandmother (she was a genius at making mom life easier!)

No Bake Cookies - Easy 3 Ingredient No Bake Cookie Recipes - some WITHOUT peanut butter, some WITHOUT oatmeal or oats too! Classic no bake cookies like 3 ingredient no bake chocolate cookie, oatmeal cookies, no bake chocolate chip cookies and more

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3 Ingredient No Bake Cookies

Alrighty, let me share my favorite EASY No Bake cookie recipes that have only 3 ingredients.

I’ve got a fantastic no bake oatmeal cookie, a 3 ingredient chocolate cookie recipe that is also no bake but those cookies are WITHOUT oatmeal and WITHOUT peanut butter.

It’s rare to find a no bake cookie recipe that does not have peanut butter and/or oats as one the ingredients since the classic no bake cookie uses those ingredients, but I’ve found some really goods one that are worth a try.

3 Ingredient Cookies - Best EASY no bake 3 ingredient cookie recipes

No Bake Oatmeal Cookies

This no bake oatmeal cookie recipes below is my personal favorite and they’re pretty healthy too if you choose a healthy style of chocolate chips like her recipe calls for.

Only 3 ingredients: bananas, oatmeal and chocolate chips – and no baking required.

No eggs, no flour, no dairy and no peanut butter.

3 Ingredient No Bake Chocolate Cookies

Most 3 ingredient no bake chocolate cookie recipes use oatmeal and/or peanut butter, but not this recipe below.

My favorite no bake chocolate cookies are made WITHOUT oatmeal and WITHOUT peanut butter… and you won’t believe what she uses instead.

The only 3 ingredients are:

semi-sweet chocolate,



Yes, cornflakes breakfast cereal.

My kids LOVE these no bake cookies – and I really do too.

I also make a multiple batches of these 3 ingredient cookies and my famous Dump Cakes over Christmas and the holidays – everybody wants them!

Trust me, they are DELICIOUS!

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No Bake Chocolate Chip Cookies

You simply canNOT talk about the best no bake cookies without a recipe for 3 ingredient no bake chocolate chip cookies, right?

This no bake chocolate chip cookie recipe below is my personal favorite.

The only three ingredients you’ll need are peanut butter, maple syrup and chocolate chips.

You can also use almond butter or cashew butter depending on your preference or dietary requirements.

Classic No Bake Cookies

The original classic no bake cookie recipe came from Quaker Oats – BUT – that classic recipe has FIVE ingredients.

To make these classic no bake cookies, you will need:

  • 2 Cups Sugar
  • 1 Stick Butter
  • 1/2 Cup Milk
  • 1/3 Cup Cocoa
  • 3 Cups Old Fashioned Quaker Oats

Here’s the full recipe with a full tutorial:

WITHOUT Peanut Butter

I found a page on yummly that has multiple no make cookies that do NOT have peanut butter as one of the 3 ingredients – they all look really good, too!


It’s tough to find a no bake cookie recipe WITHOUT oatmeal or oats in the ingredients, but they do exist haha!

Other than my no bake chocolate cookie recipe above, here are more no bake cookie recipes that do NOT have oats as an ingredient.

3 Ingredient No Bake Oreo Cookies

These no bake cookies aren’t really a way to MAKE Oreo cookies, but the recipe uses Oreo cookies.

He calls them 3 Ingredient No Bake Oreo Truffles – but whatever you call them, they are flat out delicious.

His recipe calls for Oreo cookies, cream cheese and white chocolate.

You have GOT to try them!

More 3 Ingredient Cookie Recipes

If you’re ok with popping some super simple cookies into the oven, here are 3 more easy 3-ingredient cookie recipes that DO require baking.

Even though I mainly have NO BAKE cookies on this page, these three ingredients cookies are definitely worth sharing – they are SO GOOD.

3 Ingredient Recipes To Try

If you love simple 3-ingredient recipes and no bake desserts as much as I do, check out these other no bake desserts, 3 ingredient fudge, easy potluck finger food / appetizers and more that all only have three simple ingredients in the recipes and/or require no baking.

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