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No-Bake Dark Chocolate Granola Cookies

Prep time 15 mins
Cook time 30 mins
Yield 24 servings
Traditional no-bake cookies get a flavor makeover with the addition of granola and dark chocolate cocoa powder.


  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened dark baking cocoa
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 4 cups Nature Valley™ oats 'n dark chocolate protein granola

How to Make It

  1.   Line cookie sheet with foil. In 4-quart saucepan, heat sugar, butter, cocoa and milk to boiling over medium-high heat. Boil 2 minutes, stirring frequently; remove from heat. Stir in peanut butter and vanilla until smooth. Stir in granola until well combined.

  2. Quickly drop granola mixture onto cookie sheet by heaping tablespoonfuls. Cool until set, about 30 minutes.


  4. Serving Size: 1 Cookie

  5. Calories 270 (Calories from Fat 130), Total Fat 14g (Saturated Fat 7g,Trans Fat 0g ),Cholesterol 25mg, Sodium 160mg,Total Carbohydrate 29g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 17g ),Protein 5g ;

  6. % Daily Value*: Vitamin A 6%; Vitamin C 0%; Calcium 0%; Iron 4%;

  7. Exchanges: 2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat; Carbohydrate Choices: 2


  9. *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.