No-Bake Chocolate Coconut Cookies are the answer to your cravings! Easy to make and so delicious, don’t miss this recipe for no-bake cookies with rolled oats and sweetened coconut.

No-Bake Chocolate Coconut cookies on a white plate

This classic recipe for no-bake chocolate coconut cookies is one of the easiest and best out there! Making these takes less than 5 minutes and the result is a soft sweet cookie that tastes like an Almond Joy bar.

No-Bake Chocolate Coconut Cookies

Making this recipe couldn’t be easier or require less equipment. First, add the butter, sugar, cocoa powder, and milk to a medium sauce pan.

butter, sugar, cocoa powder, and milk, in a saucepan with a wooden spoon.

Bring to a low simmer and stir until sugar is fully dissolved.

melted mixture in a saucepan.

Stir in the peanut butter and mix to combine.

dollop of peanut butter in the sauce pan mixture.

Off the heat, add in the coconut and rolled oats.

stirring in coconut and rolled oats in the saucepan mixture.

Mixture will be thick.

close up of the batter for No Bake Chocolate Coconut Cookies.

Lastly, on a large baking sheet lined with parchment, scoop batter using a cookie scoop or spoon, to make about 50 evenly-sized cookies. I recommend using a cookie scoop if you have one. The scoop is use is Wilton Stainless Steel Cookie Scoop, Small – available on Amazon and well worth the $5 it costs!

No-Bake Chocolate Coconut Cookies

Let the No-Bake Chocolate Coconut Cookies sit for at least an hour to firm up. You could also refrigerate them if you can’t wait!

These delicious little morsels are the answer you’ve been looking for when you are craving a cookie. But with much less work! Great for teacher luncheons, brunches, or just a sweet treat to have on hand for a rainy day.

No-Bake Chocolate Coconut Cookies

Let me know in the comments if you make these cookies. Also, let me know if you agree that they taste just like an Almond Joy bar. Enjoy!

Looking for more no-bake treats? Check out Crispy Nutella Truffles and No-Bake Birthday Cake Balls or No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars. And, if you love cookie butter, you don’t want to miss my No Bake Cookie Butter Cookies!

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No-Bake Chocolate Coconut Cookies

No-Bake Chocolate Coconut Cookies

The perfect no-bake treat that takes less than 10 minutes to make! 
5 from 11 votes
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cooling Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: 50 cookies
Calories: 93kcal
Cost: 8


  • 2 cups sugar
  • ½ cup unsalted butter (one stick)
  • cup cocoa powder
  • ½ cup milk
  • ½ cup peanut butter, crunchy or smooth
  • 1 cup sweetened shredded coconut
  • 3 cups rolled oats


  • In a medium saucepan, combine the sugar, butter, cocoa, and milk. Bring to a slow boil, and simmer until the sugar has dissolved. Stir in the peanut butter and remove from heat.  Stir in the coconut and oats. The mixture should be thick. 
  • Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper. Use a cookie scoop to drop heaping spoonfuls on the parchment. Allow the cookies to firm up at room temperature, about an hour. 


Excellent make-ahead cookie that can keep for up to a week. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator. 


Calories: 93kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 18mg | Potassium: 53mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 61IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 1mg
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  1. 5 stars
    After making same old recipe for years decided to try this recipe. Didn’t disappoint…set excellent and tasted great. Will be my new go to recipe.

  2. Hi Angela,

    I was looking for this recipe which was a family favorite in my childhood. I made a few substitutions to adapt it to my dietary constraints and it was quite successful. Thank you very much!

  3. 5 stars
    My usual recipe says to boil for one minute. I followed this to a T and did boil for one minute. They were dry but still good.

  4. 5 stars
    Thank you for this delicious recipe. I made it and they are GREAT!!! How far in advance do you think I can make them? Do you think they can be frozen? I made some on the 16th. Do you think they will store until Christmas? How would you store them to last 9 days? Thank you SO much!!!