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Easy Nutella No Bake Cookies Recipe

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Nutella no bake cookies are a twist to the classic peanut butter no bake cookie you know and love. A tasty hazelnut and oatmeal cookie that requires no baking.

No bake cookies made with Nutella are so easy to make, and addictive. If you are a fan of the hazelnut spread. This will be one Nutella recipe you will want to print for later.

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Chocolate drop cookies or no bake oatmeal cookies are one of my favorites. Swapping the peanut butter with hazelnut truly transforms these classic cookies.

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This Nutella No Bake Cookies Recipe Is…

  • Easy to make
  • No baking required
  • Creamy and chewy
  • Perfectly sweet
  • A tasty cookie for parties and cookie swaps
  • A delicious recipe for anytime of the year
  • Freezer friendly

Ingredients Needed

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How to Make

Step 1: Place a silicone baking mat or aluminum foil on baking sheets or spread them out on the counter.

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Step 2: Now in a pot, you will add butter, milk, sugar, and cocoa to a boil on the stovetop. Boil for 2 minutes, and then remove from the heat.

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Step 3: Pour in the Nutella, vanilla, and mix until creamy. Then pour in the oats, and stir again.

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Step 4: Use a cookie scoop and place cookies on the silicone baking mats. Let them set up for around an hour.

Once the cookies are cooled, store in an airtight container! Enjoy these soft and chewy Nutella oatmeal cookies today.


For your cookies you will want to store in an airtight container on the counter at room temperature or in the fridge. The no flour cookies will store for up to a week.

Of course, the cookies will dry out over time. They are best when eaten within the first few days.

For freezing, go right ahead and freeze for 3-4 months. Just place in a freezer bag or container. Thaw on the counter or in the fridge.

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Expert Tips

  • Make sure to allow the mixture to do a full roiling boil for 2 minutes. Otherwise, your cookie texture will be off.
  • Stir the mixture continuously, otherwise it will burn.
  • If you don’t want to use Nutella then swap with peanut butter or crunchy peanut butter.
  • Stir in oats once the Nutella mixture is fully mixed in, otherwise, you run the risk of inconsistent flavor.
  • Place cookies on waxed paper, parchment, or silicone baking mat.
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Nutella No Bake Cookies

Yield: 40
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 7 minutes
Total Time: 12 minutes

Nutella No Bake Cookies are a delicious no bake cookie made with hazelnut spread. This no bake cookie recipe is so easy, and a no flour cookie. Gluten free, easy, and no baking required.


  • 2 cups White Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Butter
  • 2 Tablespoons Cocoa Powder
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 3/4 cup Nutella
  • 2 1/2 cups Quick Cook Oats


  1. Add butter, milk, sugar, cocoa, and salt into the pot. And turn on and bring to a boil. Stir the mixture constantly.
  2. Once the mixture comes to a rolling boil, set a timer for 2 minutes. Stir constantly.
  3. After 2 minutes, remove from heat and pour in the Nutella and vanilla and stir until fully incorporated.
  4. Then add in the quick oats, and mix till combined.
  5. Use a cookie scoop to drop the chocolate cookies on silicone baking mats, or waxed paper on a counter or cookie sheet.


You can use rolled oats instead of quick oats if you would like. It will offer a chewier cookie but it will work.

Make sure to measure the oats really well as too much can dry out the cookies.

Store the no bake cookies at room temperature in an airtight container. Or if your home is hot, you can place them in the fridge.

These no bake Nutella cookies can be frozen for 3-4 months. Freeze in an airtight container or freezer bag.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 40 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 94Total Fat: 3gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 3mgSodium: 39mgCarbohydrates: 16gFiber: 1gSugar: 12gProtein: 1g

This information is automatically calculated by third-party software, including but not limited to the Create or Bake Me Some Sugar. For accurate nutrition, I suggest running the ingredients in your own system to get a more accurate reading. Nutritional information is approximate and automatically calculated, and should only be viewed as an indication.

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