No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

Oatmeal Bars
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  • 15 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 16 servings
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This 5-ingredient dessert couldn't be easier (or more satisfying). Layering creamy peanut butter and chocolate chips with crunchy graham crackers makes for a sweet and salty sweet treat that requires absolutely no baking!

What You'll Need

  • 1/2 cup melted salted butter
  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 3/4 cup + 2 Tablespoons creamy peanut butter 
  • 1 cup  semi-sweet chocolate chips

How to Make It

  1. Line an 8x8 baking pan with aluminum foil and set aside.
  2. Mix the melted butter, graham cracker crumbs, and powdered sugar together in a medium bowl. Mix in 3/4 cup of peanut butter. Spread mixture evenly into the bottom of the pan. Packing it in slightly with your hands.
  3. Combine 2 tablespoons of peanut butter with the chocolate chips and melt in a microwave. Stir until smooth and pour evenly over the graham cracker crumb layer.

  1. Refrigerate until firm, usually about 3 hours and allow to come to room temperature for 10 minutes before cutting. Serve chilled or at room temperature. ​