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Small stack of chocolate peanut butter bars on a wood board.
Peanut Butter Bars
Prep Time
10 mins
Chill Time
1 hr

These no-bake peanut butter bars are such a delicious treat! So easy to make, & they taste just like a Reese's, but better because they're homemade.

Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate peanut butter bars, no-bake peanut butter bars, peanut butter bars, peanut butter candy bars, peanut butter chocolate bars
Servings: 20
Calories: 271 kcal
For the peanut butter base
For the chocolate peanut butter topping
To make the peanut butter base
  1. Place the graham cracker crumbs, peanut butter, and powdered sugar in a large mixing bowl and stir together until combined.

  2. Press the mixture into an even layer in the bottom of a parchment-lined 9x13" pan.**

To make the chocolate peanut butter topping
  1. Place the milk chocolate chips* and peanut butter in a medium bowl and microwave*** in short, 20-second bursts, stirring until smooth.

  2. Pour the mixture over the peanut butter base and smooth into an even layer with a spatula.

  3. Chill for 1 hour, or until set, before cutting into bars.

Recipe Notes

*Dark or white chocolate chips may be substituted.
**Can also be made in an 8x8" or 9x9" square pan (bars will be thicker).
***May also be done over a double boiler. 

Nutrition Facts
Peanut Butter Bars
Amount Per Serving
Calories 271 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 2mg1%
Sodium 168mg7%
Potassium 161mg5%
Carbohydrates 29g10%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 21g23%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 30IU1%
Vitamin C 0.1mg0%
Calcium 32mg3%
Iron 0.9mg5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.