No-Bake Peanut Butter Bar Recipe

Tastes Like Reese's Pieces


It Just Doesn't Get Any Better

A peanut butter bar made on the top of the stove.

A Peanut Butter Base Topped With Melted Chocolate

No bake recipes can be a godsend for busy cooks. The following recipe is a keeper.

These peanut butter-flavored bars taste just like the Reese's Peanut Butter Cups. They have a creamy, peanut-buttery bottom layer topped with thick chocolate. The chocolate layer is made from melted chocolate chips so you are really eating a chocolate layer instead of chocolate icing.

When I tried this recipe, I loved that idea. The chocolate layer was so much nicer than chocolate icing would have been. And it adds to the richness of these bars.

A batch of bars makes up in minutes and you don't even have to turn your oven on. All you need are a few simple ingredients to make these.


  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1 cup butter, (room temperature)
  • 2 cups graham crumbs
  • 3 cups icing sugar
  • 1 bag semi-sweet chocolate chips, melted


It's a good idea to keep a stock of items you don't use as often in your pantry. That way, when you go to make something, you aren't caught out. Recommendation: keep a box or two of graham crumbs in your pantry.


  1. In a large bowl, mix first 4 ingredients together (work with hands until moist) and pack into an ungreased pan.
  2. Melt chocolate chips over low heat. Spread over base and cut while chocolate is still soft.

Easy & Delicious No-Bake Bars


Can Be Easily Made at Home

These bars are showing up in trendy coffee shops but you can easily make them at home. These great-tasting bars are a good bet for entertaining. Anytime you need to prepare a dessert but want something that is quick and easy, peanut butter bars are a good option.

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© 2007 Athlyn Green

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FullOfLoveSites 2 years ago from United States

Wow, is that it? I mean only two steps? That is really amazing, sounds really really easy and hassle-free... and the squares look really really yummy. Thanks for sharing! :)

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jtrader 3 years ago

This is a good idea. Thanks Athlyn.

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