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Easy No-Bake Reese's Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars (with Healthier Options)

No-Bake Reese's Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars with only 5 Ingredients are the perfect easy sweet treat! Best of all, this recipe takes less than 20 minutes of prep & no oven required!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword dessert bars, no bake chocolate dessert, peanut butter chocolate dessert
Prep Time 10 minutes
Chill Time 2 hours
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 16 bars
Calories 216 kcal

Ingredients

  • 7 tablespoons unsalted butter melted (or coconut oil, melted)
  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs about 8 full sheets
  • 3/4 cups powdered sugar or 1/2 cup raw honey
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips or 6 ounces of semi-sweet baking chocolate
  • 2/3 cup peanut butter + 1-1/2 tablespoons for the top

Instructions

  1. Line an 8x8 square baking pan with aluminum foil and spray lightly with baking spray. Set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine the melted butter, graham cracker crumbs, powdered sugar and 2/3 cup peanut butter and mix until smooth. Spread evenly into the prepared pan.
  3. Melt chocolate chips and remaining peanut butter - either on the stove or in the microwave in 30 second bursts, stirring after each addition. (Be careful not to overheat so it doesn't burn). Mix until smooth and spread evenly on top of the peanut butter layer.
  4. Chill in the refrigerator until completely firm, at least 2 hours. Cut into squares.

Recipe Notes

Slightly adapted from King Arthur Flour

Nutrition Facts
Easy No-Bake Reese's Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars (with Healthier Options)
Amount Per Serving (1 2x2 bar)
Calories 216 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g 23%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 13mg 4%
Sodium 85mg 4%
Potassium 142mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 11g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 3.2%
Calcium 1.7%
Iron 6.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.