No bake nutella cookies {Secret Recipe Club}

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It’s my favorite time of the month….Secret Recipe Club time. I had the pleasure this month of reading through Christina’s blog Oven Adventures. Christina is a mom of 2, loves to bake and lives in a suburb of Vancouver, Canada. She has so many tasty recipes that you’ll definitely want to check out: breads, muffins, cookies, cakes, pies, tarts, truffles, holiday treats, brownies, blondies, quick breads and so on.

I’m sure you might be surprised to see a cookie recipe here today, as many of you know I’ve been off sugar for well over a month now. We’ve also just purchased our first juicer, and have been busy juicing everyday. So I found it quite funny that on day 4 of my juice fast, I scrolled through her recipes only to tempted by sweets that I can’t eat right now. My middle daughter came to the rescue and picked out these no bake Nutella cookies. And I couldn’t have been happier! No bake….so hubby and I didn’t have to smell them baking, and Nutella which is surprisingly something I can take or leave.

As you can obviously see, dark cookies, brownies or anything with chocolate is a food photographer’s worst nightmare. Nothing I could do but snap a bunch and pick the best. Try not to let the image fool you. Though I couldn’t taste test them, my 3 girls devoured them over the course of 2 days. I’m sure they’d have finished them in one if I’d let them. They were also the perfect thing for my kids to whip up….quick, easy and only a few ingredients.

No bake nutella cookies {Secret Recipe Club}
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Recipe type: Dessert, Cookies
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Serves: 24
 
A great treat for the kids especially if you're avoiding sweets, and don't want the temptation of the smell of cookies baking.
Ingredients
  • ¼ cup butter, diced into small cubes
  • ¼ cup milk
  • ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa
  • ¼ cup Nutella
  • almost 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1¾ cups oats
Instructions
  1. Line 2 baking sheets with wax paper.
  2. In a medium saucepan, melt butter and sugar. Stir in cocoa and and milk. Bring to a boil over medium heat stirring constantly. After a boil has been achieved, continue stirring for 3 additional minutes. Constantly stir to avoid scorching.
  3. Remove from heat and stir in Nutella.
  4. Add in oats last, and stir well.
  5. Drop by tablespoons full onto wax paper to harden. Refrigerate to speed the process.

 

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8 Responses to No bake nutella cookies {Secret Recipe Club}

  1. Rhonda says:

    You and I must be on the same wave length, I just posted last Friday a Nutella (and Pretzel) No-Bake cookie! Perfect for the kids!
    Rhonda recently posted..Coffee, Juniper Berry, and Anise Crusted Venison Loin

  2. Seriously, no-bake cookies are the best! I’m so excited to try this Nutella version!
    Jen @JuanitasCocina recently posted..Cheddar Beer Bread ~ April #SecretRecipeClub Reveal!

  3. Oh my gosh I could just devour this!

  4. Debra says:

    Yes, and I tried Rhonda’s version and they were delicious. I must try these and do a taste test! Love me some nutella!
    Debra recently posted..Peach-Raspberry Crumble with Amaretto

  5. I have made cookies like this before with peanut butter but had never thought of using Nutella. Sounds great! And just think of a cookie with both peanut butter and nutella- yum.
    Karen – Cinnamon Freud recently posted..Corn Cakes with Tomato Goat Cheese Salsa

  6. My mouth is watering! Your dish looks and sounds incredibly tasty. Glad to be part of SRC group C with you!

  7. ooooooh! blasted unphotographable food!! that being said, i still want these. haha..

    Happy SRC reveal from a group C member!!
    kristy @ gastronomical sovereignty recently posted..The Wednesday Fresh Foods Link Up Week #36

  8. Michelle says:

    Sounds perfect for summertime! No need to turn on the oven!
    Michelle recently posted..crappy carob brownies

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