Better Off Well




No Bake Fridge- Or Freezer- Cookies

oat cookies

I love treats that require little effort. They can be prepared quickly- and often chowed even more quickly so good idea to be mindful and keep in the freezer where they can't be seen every time you open the fridge for pickles.

My mom used to make something like these when I was growing up, only she used Karo Corn Syrup. That stuff went into almost everything she made. And no wonder; it's like glue.

Which is why these cookies are best if they stay cold. The coconut oil is a healthy fat that holds them together well, until they head to the beach.

My kiddo ate four of these yesterday after school, then promptly finished his homework and went downstairs to build something.

I may feed him these every day after school.


1/2 c dark chocolate chips (I used half carob chips to reduce the caffeine.) 2 tbsp coconut oil 2 tbsp nut butter 2 tsp vanilla 2 c rolled oats

Directions Melt chips, oil, and nut butter over low heat. Stir in vanilla. Add oats, first one cup and then a half cup at a time till you have an oat mix that is all covered in chocolate. If you're like me and your tablespoons were heaping, you may need to add more oats. No worries, that means more cookies.

Drop in spoonfuls onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Place into fridge or freezer for 15-20 minutes.