No-Bake Dark Chocolate Granola Cookies

These no-bake cookies use Nature Valley Oats & Dark Chocolate Protein Granola. For a snack as adventurous as you are.

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Prep Time: 15 Minutes
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Total Time: 45 Minutes
A small knife and fork set
Servings: 24
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Calories per Serving: 270

Ingredient List

  • Small check mark in a circle 2 cups sugar
  • Small check mark in a circle 1/4 cup butter
  • Small check mark in a circle 1/4 cup unsweetened dark baking cocoa
  • Small check mark in a circle 1/2 cup milk
  • Small check mark in a circle 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • Small check mark in a circle 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • Small check mark in a circle 4 cups Nature Valley™ oats & dark chocolate protein granola

Preparation

  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.

Tips

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

Nutrition Information

About 2 dozen cookies

1 Cookie 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
% Daily Value: Vitamin A  6%;  Vitamin C  0%;  Calcium 0%;  Iron  4%;
Exchanges: 2 Starch, 2 1/2 Fat
Carbohydrate Choice: 2