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No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

Prep Time:

10 minutes

Cook Time:


20-24 squares


About the Recipe


  • 1/2 cup (8 Tbsp; 113g) salted butter, melted*

  • 1 cup (120g) graham cracker crumbs (about  8 full sheet graham crackers)*

  • 2 cups (240g) confectioners’ sugar

  • 1 cup + 2 Tablespoons (280g) creamy peanut butter, divided

  • 1 cup (180g) semi-sweet chocolate chips


Step 1

Line an 8-inch or 9-inch square baking pan with aluminum foil or parchment paper. Set aside.

Step 2

Mix the melted butter, graham cracker crumbs, and confectioners’ sugar together in a medium bowl. Stir in 1 cup (250g) of peanut butter, then press evenly into prepared baking pan.

Step 3

Melt remaining 2 Tablespoons of peanut butter with the chocolate chips in the microwave or on the stove. Stir until smooth. Spread over peanut butter layer.

Step 4

Chill in the refrigerator until completely firm, at least 2 hours. Allow to sit at room temperature for 10 minutes before cutting. Serve chilled. Setting them out for a few hours at room temperature for serving is OK.

Step 5

Cover leftover bars tightly and refrigerate for up to 1 week


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