Gluten Free No Bake Cookies are a quick and easy treat, whether you're gluten free or not. Great for lunch boxes too!
I get way too many late night chocolate cravings and I'm much too impatient to heat up the oven. That's where these gluten-free no-bake cookies come into play! They come together in less than 10 minutes and are relatively healthy for a cookie.
These no-bake cookies are naturally sweetened with honey and have a load of nut butter in them, which in my opinion, is always a good thing. You can use any type of nut butter but I always go with homemade peanut butter. It only requires a food processor and peanuts. That's it!
Whether you use quick or rolled oats is up to you. I've made these with both and while I preferred them with quick oats (that's what's pictured), others preferred them with rolled oats. I guess you'll just have to make these twice to figure out which one your family prefers!
These are also super allergy-friendly. You can use any milk you like, making these dairy-free, and you can replace the honey with agave for a vegan version. But the best part is that these cookies taste like "regular" no-bake cookies. Some people cringe at the thought of a vegan cookie or anything gluten-free, but I promise you, that won't be a problem here!
Making them is a breeze. All you do is melt and stir the ingredients together and then drop them onto a piece of parchment paper. I have to admit that although the recipe says to let them chill in the refrigerator before serving, I don't do this. There's just no resisting warm, gooey, chocolatey dough, right? Because there are no eggs, this is totally acceptable. And encouraged!
Want some more no-bake coconut goodness? Try these coconut balls. They take even less time to put together than these no-bake cookies do. If you're patient enough to make actual cookies that require baking, these gluten-free coconut cookies are sure to be a hit!
Note: If you need these no-bake cookies to be gluten-free, be sure to use certified gluten-free oats.
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