Chocolate Peanut Butter No-Bake Cookies

To many folks, this is the original no-bake cookie, besides Rice Krispie Treats, of course. These chocolate peanut butter no-bake cookies make great kid cookies. They’re almost confection-like, but they’re so packed with energy and hearty oats that you won’t mind giving your youngster a few. These cookies are best with a tall glass of milk. This is a range-top cookie. Because it is a no-baker and so full of energy, it makes a great camping cookie. Chocolate Peanut Butter No-Bake Cookie Recipe Ingredients 2 cups sugar 1/2 cup milk 1/4 cup butter 1/3 cocoa 2 1/2 cup quick oats …

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Chocolate Chip No-Bake Cookie Balls

Ah, these chocolate chip no-bake cookie balls are like eating sophisticated, nutty chocolate chip cookie dough! And it won’t make you sick! The pecans work well with the chocolate.  If you like, dust these with powdered sugar. Chocolate Chip No-Bake Cookie Ball Recipe Ingredients 3 1/2 cups vanilla wafer cookie crumbs 2 cups powdered sugar 1 1/2 cups pecans, chopped 1/3 cup whipping cream 1/2 cup butter, melted 1 cup milk chocolate chips 1/3 cups powdered sugar (optional) Directions In the mixing bowl of your stand-type mixer, combine the cookie crumbs, powdered sugar, and chopped pecans. Mix in the cream and …

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Golden Citrus No-Bake Cookies

These golden citrus no-bake cookies are made with crispy rice cereal, pecan pieces, orange zest, and golden raisins to give them the citrus punch that we’ve come to love. All you have to do is boil the wet ingredients, add the dry, and form the cookies into balls to set. “These are so good.” That was the word around the test kitchen. The orange zest adds just enough zip to make them sweetly refreshing. Golden Citrus No-Bake Cookie Recipe Ingredients 1 cup crispy rice cereal 1 cup pecan pieces zest from one large orange 1/2 cup butter 1 cup golden …

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Snow Topped Mountains (Chocolate Microwave Cookies)

“Those must be baked cookies.” Actually, they are baked in the microwave but you cream the sugar and butter together just as if you were going to bake them in the oven. These snow-topped mountain microwave cookies are chocolate walnut cookies that are baked in the microwave and then sprinkled with powder sugar to make a delightful dessert. Snow Topped Mountains Microwave Cookie Recipe 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup cocoa dash of salt 3/4 cup butter 3/4 cup brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup walnuts 2-3 tablespoons water powdered sugar for dusting Directions Mix the flour, cocoa, …

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Rocky Road Microwave Cookie Bars

“Dad, anything with marshmallows and chocolate has to be good.” Katie was right; they are good. These interesting cookies are almost like candy bars—a chewy confection with nuts and chocolate. These are very quick microwave cookies. With all the ingredients on the counter, it took us eight minutes to pop these cookies in the microwave. We made several batches, tinkering with them to get them just right. Everyone declared them “very good”. Rocky Road Microwave Cookie Bars Recipe This recipe will make sixteen 2 x 2-inch squares. Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 1/2 cup quick rolled …

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Chocolate Haystack No-Bake Cookies

These chocolate haystack no-bake cookies are chocolaty good. They are easy to make and never fail to please. But be careful; one is never enough. Don’t put them out unless you want them eaten. We had to hide ours just to keep them long enough for a photo shoot. They’re so easy too. All you do is boil the sugar, butter, cocoa, milk, and salt together, mix in the other ingredients, and drop the cookies by the spoonful onto wax paper to set. Ingredients 2 cups granulated sugar 3 tablespoons cocoa powder 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup canned evaporated milk …

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Tropical Orange and Coconut No-Bake Cookies

If you love the buttery sweet texture of pecan sandies, try these tropical no-bake cookies. These tropical orange and coconut no-bake cookies are sweet, tender cookies made with pecans and just a touch of orange. They taste and look great. Don’t be afraid to bring these to the next party. Everyone will be surprised to hear that these are no-bake cookies. Tropical Orange and Coconut No-Bake Cookie Recipe Ingredients 3 1/2 cups vanilla wafer cookie crumbs 2 cups powdered sugar 1 1/2 cups pecans, chopped 1/3 cup frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed, undiluted 1/2 cup butter, melted 1 1/2 cups …

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Chocolate Chip Preacher Cookies (No-Bakes)

Everyone likes a chocolate chip cookie.  The oats make it a chewy chocolate chip cookie. If you like chewy chocolate chip cookies, try these. If you’ve never had no-bake chocolate chip cookies, you’re missing out. These are an absolutely must-try dessert. So tasty! The melted butter, brown sugar, milk, and peanut butter combine to make an almost fudgy effect around the chocolate chips, oats, and peanuts. Quick and easy! This is one of those cookies you make on the stovetop. We made ours in less than ten minutes from assembled ingredinets to cookies on the sheet. It’s that easy. A wholesome treat! These …

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How to Choose the Right Springform Pan

Choosing the right springform pan is all about what you bake and how you plan to bake it. In this article, we’ll outline out the advantages and disadvantages of different types and explain how what you bake affects the right choice for you. About the Springform Pan The advantage of springform pans is the removable ring. Instead of digging a slice of dessert from a pan, marring the pan, and crumbling the cake; you simply pop the ring off. You can then cut and serve your dessert right from the base. This is especially significant with cheesecakes and other fragile desserts …

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Do I Need to Bake My Graham Cracker Crumb Crusts?

(Updated from May 26, 2014) When you don’t feel like preparing a pie crust for your desserts, a graham cracker crust is the way to go. It works great for cream pies and cheesecakes, especially. But do you need to bake your graham cracker pie crusts? It depends, but you will need to expose our crust to the cold or the heat to allow it to properly set. Save your graham crackers for the smores. Make your graham cracker pie crusts easier by using graham cracker crumbs instead of smashing perfectly good graham crackers to make your own. To Bake …

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What To Do With Leftover Cheesecake? Refrigerate or Freeze?

(Updated From May 10, 2014) Get a FREE Snickerdoodle Mix for Your Cheesecake Crust! Add it to cart and use code “Z145” at checkout. Cheesecake is the million-dollar dessert that you just can’t bear to throw away. They are so good but so rich. Unless you have a real party, there’s likely to be some left over. Before you guiltily indulge in every last crumb, know that those decadent treats can be stored as leftovers without a hitch. Here’s what you can do with those too-good-to-waste leftovers, whether you’re freezing your cheesecake or refrigerating it. To Refrigerate Your Cheesecake: Wrapped …

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Gingersnap Crust Recipe

This recipe is sized for a nine or ten inch cheesecake but the same crust can be used for a pie. It makes a terrific crust for a peach pie. Additional Recipes and References Free! How to Bake, a free 250 page baking book Free! Easy Cheesecakes from A to Z (Includes “A Cheesecake Troubleshooting Guide) Free! A Manual for No-Bake Cheesecakes Springform Pans from Round to Square Click to see the Cheesecake Recipe Index with over 40 additional recipes Ingredients 2 cups crushed gingersnaps 1/2 cup finely chopped nuts (optional) 1/4 cup brown sugar 4 tablespoons butter, melted Directions …

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Graham Cracker Crumb Crust Recipe

This recipe can be used for a nine or ten inch cheesecake or to make a crust for a pie. Ingredients 2 cups crushed graham crackers 4 tablespoons sugar 5 tablespoons butter, melted Directions 1. Crush the crackers. (The easiest way to create the crumbs is with a food processor.) 2. Mix the crumbs, sugar, and melted butter in a nine or ten-inch springform pan. Press the mixture into a crust across the bottom of the pan and up the sides. 3. Put the crust in the refrigerator to set up while you prepare the filling. Baker’s note: There is …

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No Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake Recipe

We do love pumpkin cheesecakes.  (Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake in Gingersnap Crust is a favorite cheesecake.  We have included the recipe.)  Canned pumpkin is cooked in the canning process.  Surely, we thought, we can use canned pumpkin in a no-bake cheesecake as long as there are no uncooked eggs.  So we converted our pumpkin pie recipe to a no-baker. Additional Recipes and References Free! How to Bake, a free 250 page baking book Free! Easy Cheesecakes from A to Z (Includes “A Cheesecake Troubleshooting Guide) Free! A Manual for No-Bake Cheesecakes Springform Pans from Round to Square Click to see the …

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Fresh Pineapple Cheesecake

Pineapple and cream cheese go together. There is something about the smooth creamy cheese that accents the sweet-tart taste of fresh, ripe pineapple so well. We have found pineapple and cream cheese in many a church supper salad dish but, a regal pineapple cheesecake—that sounded terrific. This is simply a very good cheesecake with a fresh pineapple topping. The topping can be made with canned pineapple. Additional Recipes and References Free! How to Bake, a free 250 page baking book Free! Easy Cheesecakes from A to Z (Includes “A Cheesecake Troubleshooting Guide) Free! A Manual for No-Bake Cheesecakes Springform Pans …

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Gluten Free Cheesecake

Additional Recipes and References Free! How to Bake, a free 250 page baking book Free! Easy Cheesecakes from A to Z (Includes “A Cheesecake Troubleshooting Guide) Free! A Manual for No-Bake Cheesecakes Springform Pans from Round to Square Click to see the Cheesecake Recipe Index with over 40 additional recipes Ingredients For the crust 2 cups crushed gluten-free cookie crumbs or cracker crumbs.   If you use cracker crumbs, add 1/4 cup sugar. 6 tablespoons butter, melted. For the filling 2 1/2 eight-ounce packages of cream cheese 1 cup granulated sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 3 large eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 …

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No-Bake Turtle Pumpkin Pie

This recipe was contributed by Dessa Bailey of Idaho Falls, Idaho.  We found it very easy to put together.  We served it to customers in our store and attendees at a class to rave reviews. Ingredients 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1/3 cup butter, melted 1/4 cup caramel ice cream topping 1/2 cup pecan pieces 2 packages (3.4 oz each) vanilla flavor instant pudding 1 cup cold milk 1 cup canned pumpkin 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice or nutmeg 1 1/2 cups Cool Whip® topping, thawed and divided For the crust In …

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Save Time with No-Bake Cookies

Whether you don’t want to heat up the kitchen or the demands of getting the kids out the door are upon you, it’s nice to have a few no-bake cookie recipes on hand. We thought we would share some of our favorites with you. Cranberry Coconut Bars >> Chocolate Peanut Butter Drops >> Rocky Road Bars >> Snow Topped Mountains >> More No-Bakers When thinking of no-bake cookies, don’t forget the perennial favorites, Rice Krispie Treats and Frosted Graham Crackers. We’re assuming everyone has the recipe for Rice Krispie Treats. Consider adding chocolate chips, dried fruit pieces, or cinnamon candies …

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Strawberry Cream No-Bake Cheesecake Recipes

This is a delightful dessert.  It’s a refrigerated dessert made in a graham cracker crust.  Make the filling by whipping cream cheese and Bavarian cream (or vanilla pudding) together.  Top it with fresh strawberries and a  strawberry sauce. For the crust 1 2/3 cups graham cracker crumbs 1/2 cup butter, melted 3 tablespoons granulated sugar In a nine-inch springform pan, mix the graham cracker crumbs, melted butter, and sugar together. Press the mixture across the bottom of the pan and up the sides to form the crust. Put the crust in the refrigerator to set the butter while you mix the filling. …

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Peanut Butter Delights (No-Bake) Recipe

This peanut butter no-bake cookie is a chewy, peanut butter-rich cookie made with oats. Both kids and adults will like this. It’s sweet, chewy, and easy to make. Again, this is a stovetop recipe. From ingredients to cookies on the sheet took us about ten minutes. Just make a sort of caramel base with the milk, butter, and sugar; mix in the oats, vanilla, and peanut butter, and drop them onto the pan to set. You’ll have delicious peanut butter no-bake cookies in no time at all. The Peanut Butter Delights (No-Bake) Recipe Ingredients 2 cups brown sugar 1/2 cup …

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