No Bake Avalanche Cookies

No Bake Avalanche Cookies are decadently sweet with zero baking. Rice Krispies, peanut butter, white chocolate, mini marshmallows, and mini chocolate chips are combined and chilled for sweet, delicious cookie treat.

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Do you love cookies? We sure do. There’s nothing better than a really good cookie. Wait, actually, there is. If you can make a really good cookie without any baking? Oh, yeah. That’s the stuff.

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❤️ Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • It’s loaded with sweet ingredients that everyone loves.
  • It’s an easy drop cookie recipe that’s ready in just minutes.
  • It requires zero baking.
  • It’s absolutely delicious!


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It only takes five simple ingredients to make, and most if not all of them are in your kitchen, already. Anything you don’t have is just a quick trip to the grocery store away. Be sure to check the recipe card at the end of the post for the exact quantities.

  • White melting chocolate
  • Creamy peanut butter
  • Rice Krispies cereal
  • Miniature marshmallows
  • Mini chocolate chips, divided

🔪 How to Make No Bake Avalanche Cookies

Talk about easy! This simple recipe only requires a little mixing and chilling. That’s all there is to it!

Step 1: Melt the Chocolate

Melt the white chocolate according to the package directions.

Step 2: Combine the Ingredients

Combine the melted chocolate and creamy peanut butter in a large bowl. Then, stir in the Rice Krispies, mini marshmallows, and 3/4 cup of chocolate chips.

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Step 3: Drop, Top, and Chill

Scoop the cookies out and drop them onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Top with the remaining chocolate chips and chill for 20 minutes in the refrigerator. Enjoy!


  • Creamy Peanut Butter – You can use crunchy peanut butter for more texture and flavor.
  • Peanut Butter – Try this with any of your favorite nut butters like almond or cashew.
  • Chocolate and Chocolate Chips – Completely invert the recipe using milk chocolate melting chocolate and white chocolate chips.

If you love no bake cookies like these, then check out our Nutella no bake cookies.

🥄 Equipment

  • Measuring cups
  • Mixing bowls
  • Baking sheet
  • Parchment paper
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🥫 Storage

Refrigerate these cookies for up to a week in an air-tight container. For longer storage, freeze them for up to 3 months in an air-tight, freezer-safe container.

💭 Tips

  • Fully combine the peanut butter and white chocolate first so you have a smooth mixture before adding the other ingredients.
  • Stir gently to keep the Rice Krispies intact as much as possible.
  • For easy scooping, use an ice cream or cookie scoop.

⁉️ FAQ

Do you have questions about this recipe? Here are the answers to the most commonly asked questions.

What are avalanche cookies?

Avalanche cookies are no bake drop cookies that combine marshmallows, peanut butter, chocolate chips, and white chocolate.

What are drop cookies?

Drop cookies are any cookies – baked or no bake – that are scooped and dropped onto a cookie sheet rather than rolled or cut into specific shapes.

How do you defrost frozen no bake avalanche cookies?

To defrost your frozen cookies, simply leave them in the refrigerator overnight or leave them on the counter until they reach room temperature.

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No Bake Avalanche Cookies

No bake avalanche cookies combine white chocolate, peanut butter, puffed rice cerela, mashmallows, and chocolate chips, AND they're no bake!
Prep Time10 minutes
Chill Time20 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 16 Cookies
Calories: 324kcal


  • Measuring cups
  • mixing bowls
  • baking sheet
  • parchment paper


  • 16 ounces white melting chocolate
  • ¾ cup creamy peanut butter
  • 2 cups Rice Krispies cereal
  • 2 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 1 cup mini chocolate chips divided


  • Prepare a large cookie sheet by covering it with parchment paper; set aside.
  • Melt the white chocolate according to the package instructions.
  • In a large bowl, combine the melted white chocolate and creamy peanut butter.
  • Stir in the Rice Krispies, mini marshmallows, and ¾ cup of the chocolate chips.
  • Scoop the cookies out onto the prepared cookie sheet, then top with the remaining chocolate chips.
  • Chill the cookies in the refrigerator until set, about 20 minutes.


Any nutritional data I provide is an approximation and actual dietary information can vary based on ingredients and proportion sizes.


Serving: 1Cookie | Calories: 324kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 0.02g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 91mg | Potassium: 73mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 33g | Vitamin A: 258IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 1mg

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