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I'm Kind Of Obsessed With This 10-Minute Cookie Recipe

It doesn't get much easier than this.

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Cue this little concoction. It's a single-serving, five-ingredient, ready-in-10-minutes ~miracle cookie~. 🙏

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It's the dessert brainchild of Healthyish cookbook author — and BuzzFeed Food alum — Lindsay Maitland Hunt. (And it's good, y'all.)

The best part? You probably already have everything you need to make it in your kitchen already. Here's how you do it:

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1. Grab the ingredients.

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That's: oats + peanut butter* + powdered sugar + vanilla extract + chocolate chips.

*preferably creamy! I tried it with crunchy at first, which only kind of worked.

2. Mix!

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Your hands will get a little messy, but it's just peanut butter and honestly it's kind of fun.

3. Pop in the freezer for 5 minutes.

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This brings everything together. If you get distracted with something and it's way more than 5 minutes, NBD. Your cookie will be waiting for you. That's the beauty of no-bake!

4. Melt some chocolate chips in the microwave.

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15 second intervals, until it's smooth and looks like it basically belongs in an ad for fancy truffles.

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5. Smear the chocolate over the cookie. (And sprinkle with flaky salt, if your heart so desires.)

Get a glass of milk, or wine, or whatever. Go sit somewhere cozy. And enjoy.

Here's the full recipe, juuust in case you want to try it tonight. Or y'know, immediately.

Single-Serving Chocolate and Peanut Butter Cookie

MAKES 1 COOKIE

INGREDIENTS

2 tablespoons peanut butter, preferably natural

2 heaping tablespoons quick‑cooking or instant oats

1 teaspoon confectioners’ sugar

ÂĽ teaspoon pure vanilla extract

1 tablespoon semisweet chocolate chips

Flaky sea salt, for garnish (optional)

HOW TO MAKE IT

Stir the peanut butter, oats, sugar, and vanilla together in a small bowl until completely combined. Using your fingers, shape the mixture into a 2½-inch-wide (6‑cm), ½-inch-thick (12‑mm) disk. Press the tines of a fork into the top of the cookie. Chill on a parchment paper–lined plate in the freezer until firm, about 5 minutes.

Once the cookie is cold and hard, melt the chocolate in the microwave in 15-second bursts until stirrable. Spread half the chilled cookie with the chocolate, and sprinkle with a little flaky sea salt, if you like. The chocolate should set when it hits the cold cookie, but if it doesn’t, you can return it to the freezer for a minute or two.

From Healthyish by Lindsay Maitland Hunt, published by Abrams.

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