So by the time Monday afternoon rolled around, all the coveted Reese’s Peanut Butter Eggs had been inhaled. My 4 year old was especially distraught, so we made these bars together to heal the broken Easter heart.
Yep, they are easy enough for a 4 year old to make. Plus, they are outstanding. I like them better than the eggs 🙂
No Bake Peanut Butter Bars
- Yield: 24 bars 1x
- 2 C graham cracker crumbs (about 1 bag + 4 whole crackers ground)
- 1 C butter
- 1 C peanut butter
- 2 C powdered sugar
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 1 1/2 C chocolate chips (semi-sweet for richness, milk for something more mild)
- 1/4 C peanut butter
- In a large glass bowl, melt together the butter and peanut butter in the microwave for about 1 1/2 minutes. Add the graham cracker crumbs, vanilla and powdered sugar. Mix until combined. Spread evenly on an ungreased 9 x 13 pan. You can also use a 9 x 9 pan and have a thicker cookie.
- Place the chocolate chips and 1/4 C peanut butter into a small glass bowl and microwave for 1 1/2 minutes. Use a rubber spatula to combine and mix until the chocolate is melted completely. Spread evenly over the peanut butter mixture. Refrigerate for an hour before serving.
- Serving Size: 1 bar
- Calories: 286
- Sugar: 21g
- Sodium: 110mg
- Fat: 19g
- Saturated Fat: 8g
- Unsaturated Fat: 2g
- Trans Fat: 0g
- Carbohydrates: 29g
- Fiber: 2g
- Protein: 4g
- Cholesterol: 25mg
Natasha Cocker says
Hi, this looks amazing as I love peanut butter cups. I live in Australia-What is a graham cracker? Thanks-Tash
Natasha – They are sweet crackers that are made from graham flour. More of a cookie really than a cracker. You will have to google it to see what I am talking about and figure out what best substitute you could find in Australia!
Cori George says
Where does the vanilla go in this recipe? Am I missing it? 🙂
Thanks Cori! I was missing it in the recipe directions. All fixed now. I hope you love them as much as we do!
Cori George says
I made these for a party the other night, and kept overhearing people saying they were DIVINE. So yummy. I’m making them again tonight! Thanks for the recipe!
In the U.K. Graham crackers are close to digestive whole meal biscuit……not the chocolate ones