Chocolate Peanut Butter Healthy No Bake Cookies

June 18th, 2019 by Loretta Lanphier, NP, CN, CH, HHP

Chocolate Peanut Butter Healthy No Bake Cookies

I love cookies and I especially love no bake cookies…especially when the recipe is full of healthy ingredients. You can make these chocolate peanut butter healthy no bake cookies with either organic peanut butter or organic almond butter without losing any of the delicious taste. The end result is a beautiful, shiny cookie that is quick and easy to make and impossible to resist. These healthy no bake cookies are perfect for any time of the year, but are especially perfect in the summer because you don’t have to use your oven and heat up the house. Healthy Chocolate Peanut Butter No Bake Cookies are the perfect chocolate cookie to take to a sick friend, to welcome new neighbors, a church fellowship, a healthy afternoon snack, an office pot-luck or a backyard party. Win! Win! Win!

Making Healthy No Bake Cookies Your family Loves

  • Peanut butter – Peanut allergies are serious business. If you or a family member has a peanut allergy or just aren’t a fan of peanuts, you can make these healthy no bake cookies without organic peanut butter by replacing it with organic almond butter. Make sure to completely mix any oil that may be at the top of the jar.
  • Chocolate – The darker the chocolate, the healthier it is for your body. However, if you aren’t a dark chocolate fan and don’t mind the no bake cookies being less healthy, you can replace the dark chocolate with milk chocolate or mix half dark chocolate with half milk chocolate.

Storing Healthy No Bake Cookies

  • Chocolate Peanut Butter Healthy No Bake Cookies will store nicely in an airtight container for up to a week. While it’s okay to leave them out at room temperature, they are best straight out of the fridge. Their texture and freshness is better when stored in the fridge.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Healthy No Bake Cookies Recipe

(Always use organic ingredients when available.)

1/2 Cup Coconut Oil
1/2 C Almond Milk
4 Tbsp Cocoa
1 1/3 C Local Raw Honey
1/2 C Organic Peanut Butter (bring to room temperature)
3 – 3 1/2 C Old Fashioned Oats
2 tsp. Vanilla

TIP: Add any additions you like, raisins, nuts, etc.

Make sure you are in a cool dry area while making these.

Add the first 3 ingredients in a saucepan. Bring to a rolling boil, and boil for 1 minute – use a timer. Let cool for a bit. Pollen, propolis, antioxidants, and enzymes found in raw honey are destroyed at temperatures above 110°F. Stir in the next 3 ingredients and drop on wax paper. Let cool until set. Enjoy!!!

When your sweet tooth hits, don’t forget about these cookies — especially if you want to satisfy your craving in a healthy manner. They will definitely cure any desire for sweets you have. Best of all, only one pot to clean. WIN!!

REFERENCES

Kamel Gharzouli, Smain Amira, Akila Gharzouli, Seddik Khennouf  Gastroprotective effects of honey and glucose-fructose-sucrose-maltose mixture against ethanol-, indomethacin-, and acidified aspirin-induced lesions in the rat. Exp Toxicol Pathol. 2002 Nov;54(3):217-21. PMID: 12484559

Manisha DebMandal, Shyamapada Mandal. Coconut (Cocos nucifera L.: Arecaceae): In health promotion and disease prevention. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine. Volume 4, Issue 3, March 2011, Pages 241-24. doi:10.1016/S1995-7645(11)60078-3

“Dark chocolate consumption reduces stress and inflammation: Data represent first human trials examining the impact of dark chocolate consumption on cognition and other brain functions.” Loma Linda University Adventist Health Sciences Center. ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 24 April 2018.

Loretta Lanphier is a Naturopathic Practitioner (Traditional), Certified Clinical Nutritionist, Holistic Health Practitioner and Certified Clinical Herbalist as well as the CEO / Founder of Oasis Advanced Wellness in The Woodlands TX. She studies and performs extensive research in health science, natural hormone balancing, anti-aging techniques, nutrition, natural medicine, weight loss, herbal remedies, non-toxic cancer support and is actively involved in researching new natural health protocols and products.  A 17 year stage 3 colon cancer survivor, Loretta is able to relate to both-sides-of-the-health-coin as patient and practitioner when it comes to health and wellness. “My passion is counseling others about what it takes to keep the whole body healthy using natural and non-toxic methods.” Read Loretta’s health testimony Cancer: The Path to Healing. Loretta is Contributor and Editor of the worldwide E-newsletter Advanced Health & Wellness
†Results may vary. Information and statements made are for education purposes and are not intended to replace the advice of your doctor. Oasis Advanced Wellness/OAWHealth does not dispense medical advice, prescribe, or diagnose illness. The views and nutritional advice expressed by Oasis Advanced Wellness/OAWHealth are not intended to be a substitute for conventional medical service. If you have a severe medical condition or health concern, see your physician of choice.

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