No-Bake Dark Chocolate Granola Cookies

Traditional no-bake cookies get a flavor makeover with the addition of granola and dark chocolate cocoa powder.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 45 min
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

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

  • 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.

Expert Tips

If you don't have dark baking cocoa, regular baking cocoa makes a good substitute.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
270
(
Calories from Fat
130),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
14%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
160mg
160%;
Total Carbohydrate
29g
29%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
17g
17%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
4%;
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
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.