No-Bake Peanut Butter Bars

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by Alison J.

So simple and delicious! Great for camping, picnics, or just a quick snack.

Top Review by ladypit

I believe in commando baking, where I go through my cabinets to find what I have and use it up instead of buying ingredients for a specific recipe. So when I realized I needed something for the kids' lunches, I went looking to use up the 3 cups of generic "Honey Bunches of Oats" that no one seemed to like. This recipe worked out perfectly. I used crunchy peanut butter because it's all we keep in the house and left out the peanuts. I also just threw some chocolate chips in a bowl and melted them so I'm not sure how much was there. This recipe was quick and easy and very tasty. I cut them into squares, put them into small bags, and put them all in the freezer for lunches and snacks. Thanks so much!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 12 cups smooth peanut butter
  • 23 cup honey
  • 23 cup sugar
  • 3 cups Honey Bunches of Oats cereal
  • 1 cup peanuts (optional)
  • 8 ounces semisweet chocolate, melted


  1. Combine peanut butter, honey, and sugar in a microwaveable bowl.
  2. Zap for 2-3 minutes (stirring every minute) or until sugar is melted and mixture is smooth.
  3. Pour melted mixture over cereal and peanuts in a large bowl and stir to combine.
  4. Spread into a greased, foil-lined 13x9" pan.
  5. Pour melted chocolate over cereal mix and spread out with a spatula.
  6. Let stand or refrigerate until chocolate is firm. Cut into bars.

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