You'll love these holiday-ready no-bake cookie recipes. Including peanut butter sandwich cookies, chocolate haystacks, candy-topped crispy treats, and more, these no-bake cookies come together in a flash -- no oven required!
These pretty sprinkled logs have all the flavor of traditional gingersnaps (understandably, since they're made from the crushed gingery cookies) but none of the bake time. Form 'em, dunk 'em, and pop these too-easy treats in your freezer for up to three months; they thaw beautifully when it's holiday-party go time.
Peanut butter, chocolate, and pretzels -- three items never missing from our pantry! Combine them in these sweet-and-salty marvels for treats that blow store-bought peanut butter sandwich cookies out of the water.
We just bumped the cuteness factor to 10. Start with store-bought chocolate cookies, then decorate your way to these sweet-faced, drippy dudes. Grab some candy coating and sprinkles, and see how it's done.
Need a quick no-bake treat for the neighbors? (Or a kiddo's teacher or the mail carrier.) Add a little joy to anybody's world by handing them a plate of these candy-sprinkled treats. And if you cut them in festive shapes with cookie cutters, so much the merrier!
Turn your morning bowl of cornflakes into cheery Christmas cookies featuring salty pistachios and sweet dried cherries. A snowy blend of melted white chocolate and vanilla candy keeps the stacks together.
Know when your no-bake batter is ready? We show you the moment it's done -- our Test Kitchen has mastered the timing!
Imagine a miniature tree of these lovely, lemony bars decorating your Christmas cookie buffet -- and imagine guests' rave reviews as they dismantle it, tier by citrusy tier. And that pretty much sums up your next holiday party!
Silky dulce de leche and sweet brown sugar band together to create the creamiest cookie filling ever. Shape the golden dough between chocolate-covered pretzels, then dunk each heavenly bite in vanilla coating.
What lies beneath these pretty frosting-piped trees? Scotcheroos! Bring the family together with a plate of these classic peanut butter treats, or send them along with guests as a thoughtful holiday food gift.
These chocolate-dipped bites hold a sweet surprise: maraschino cherries! Blend the rosy-red fruit with lush cream cheese, then smear between two vanilla wafers for a cookie you can't resist.
Sea salt and caramel do it again in these trendy chocolate clusters made with melty white and dark chocolates. Drizzle any leftover chocolate over the top for gorgeous gourmet appeal.
Who knew cereal could look so cute? A box of crispies, marshmallows, and chocolate come together to mimic iconic German chocolate cake. Sprinkle on some coconut for the finishing touch.
Peanut butter no-bake cookies are standouts at any holiday gathering, and best of all, they require minimal effort. Use premade peanut butter sandwich cookies to create this creamy, crunchy treat in just 30 minutes.
Bars don't get any better than this. Indulge in lush layers of chocolate frosting and smooth butterscotch pudding on a scotcheroo-like base.
Think outside the (cereal) box! Break out a box of cranberry-vanilla crunch cereal to make your next batch of Christmas cookies. Vanilla-coated marshmallows add soft sweetness, while macadamia nuts provide crunch.
Need a recipe for cookie success? It's as simple as this: Combine marshmallow creme with chopped maraschino cherries, then fill store-bought vanilla wafers with the sweet, fruity mix. A half-dunk in melted candy coating doesn't hurt, either!
Calling all cherry lovers! These black forest cookies hold three times the cherry goodness: preserves, brandy, and (of course) a maraschino cherry on top. Store-bought chocolate, sugar, or chocolate chip cookies help make prep super speedy.
Gooey marshmallows, bold coconut, and sweet chocolate mix with cereal to create chocolate no-bake cookies perfect for a fast, filling treat.
No-Bake Cookies Tip: For smooth, fudge-free sides to your bars, hold a thin-blade knife under hot running water; wipe the blade dry and cut the bars. Repeat as necessary.
With just a few ingredients and no oven needed, these gorgeous cookie truffles come together in a snap. Watch for all the quick details.
A simple saucepan filling of butter, sugar, and pecans gets sandwiched between purchased graham cracker for a scrumptious no-bake treat.
Got 10 minutes? You can have these no-bake tarts ready before dinner's done. Stuff store-bought shells with a mouthwatering blend of honey-drizzled apricots and nuts.
No-Bake Cookies Tip: No-bake cookies provide a safe kitchen experience for beginning bakers. Invite little ones to join in!
Better than peanut butter cups, these frozen cookie bites feature coconut, espresso-spiked cream cheese, and toasty graham cracker crumbs. Freeze them up to a month before your holiday party.