No Bake Trail Mix Cookies Recipe

Put a twist on regular chocolate no bake cookies with these protein-packed no bake trail mix cookies!

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My friend Ruth introduced me to Trader Joes Trail Mix cookies while I was at Snap.

They were super good, I wanted to figure out a similar recipe.  So, I bought all the ingredients, but I hadn’t had time to make it, when inspiration struck, why not make no bake trail mix cookies….

So I just basically used my go to no bake cookie recipe, but switched up a few of the ingredients.  We love how they turned out!

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No Bake Trail Mix Cookies Recipe

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups Cheerios
  • 1 cup old fashion oats
  • 1 cup trail mix**
  • 1 cube butter 1/2 cup
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup unsweetend cocoa
  • 1/4 milk
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter creamy or chunky, doesn't matter

Instructions

  • In a large mixing bowl combine Cheerios, oats, and trail mix and set aside.
  • In a saucepan over medium heat, combine  butter, sugar, cocoa and milk.  Stirring constantly, bring to a boil, allow to boil for 2 minutes.  Remove from heat, add peanut butter and vanilla stir till combined.
  • Pour chocolate mixture over cereal mixture and stir to combine.
  • Scoop with a medium to large cookie scoop onto a cookie sheet.  Allow them to cool, I placed mine in the fridge for 30 minutes and they were set!  These would be fun for a day camp trip or picnic lunch!

Notes

**  For the Trail mix-  I used a bagged version from Walmart.  If you'd rather just add the ingredients separately you will need 1/3 cup peanuts, 1/3 cup raisins, and 1/3 cup plain M&Ms (almonds were also in my mix, add a 1/3 cup if you'd like)

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Cassity Kmetzsch started Remodelaholic after graduating from Utah State University with a degree in Interior Design. Remodelaholic is the place to share her love for knocking out walls, and building everything back up again to not only add function but beauty to her home. Together with her husband Justin, they have remodeled 6 homes and are working on a seventh. She is a mother of four amazing girls. Making a house a home is her favorite hobby.

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    1. I think that could be good too. I would replace the 1/2 cup peanut butter with 1/2 cup butter and use a peanut free trail mix that you enjoy. Hope that helps!