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5 Ingredient Peanut Butter Bars
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Peanut Butter Bars {No Bake}

These 5-ingredient peanut butter bars taste like 2 candy-bars ---->Reese's Peanut Butter Cups & Butterfinger Bars smushed together! Easy to make and satisfying! It's a major hit for the chocolate-peanut butter addicts!
Prep Time15 mins
Course: Dessert
Keyword: bars, chocolate, no bake, peanut butter, snack
Author: Kim Lange


Peanut Butter -Graham Cracker Base

  • ½ cup salted butter, melted 1 stick
  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs (1 sleeve of graham crackers from box)
  • 1 ½ cups confectioners' sugar
  • ¾ cup creamy peanut butter Can add up to 1 cup

Chocolate-Peanut Butter Layer

  • 2 Tablespoons creamy peanut butter
  • 1 ½ cups milk or semi-sweet chocolate chips


  • Line an 8x8 or 9x9 square baking pan with aluminum foil or parchment paper. Set aside.

Peanut Butter-Graham Cracker Base

  • In a medium-sized bowl, mix the melted butter, graham cracker crumbs and confectioners’ sugar together Stir in peanut butter, then press evenly into prepared baking pan.
  • Chill the peanut butter-graham cracker base layer for 20 minutes before adding the warm chocolate peanut butter layer.

Chocolate-Peanut Butter Layer

  • While the peanut butter-graham cracker layer is chilling, in a small bowl, microwave the 2 tablespoons of peanut butter with the chocolate chips until melted and then stir until smooth. Spread over peanut butter layer.
  • Chill until completely firm, at least an hour.
  • Allow to sit at room temperature for 10 minutes before cutting into any size you would like.
  • Bars stay fresh stored in the refrigerator. Serve chilled.


You can double or triple the recipe and use a 9x13 pan depending on how thick you want your bars.
If you don't have salted butter, add ¼ - ½ teaspoon, starting with ¼ teaspoon and taste testing.