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No Bake Reese’s Peanut Butter Bars

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No Bake Reese’s Peanut Butter Bars are a crave-worthy, super easy to make cookie bar that any fan of the chocolate-peanut butter combo will really enjoy. Make these bars in minutes and sprinkle with Reese’s Pieces for a colorful treat.

No Bake Reese's Peanut Butter Bars

No Bake Reese’s Peanut Butter Bars

These No Bake Reese’s Pieces Peanut Butter Bars are kind of magical in how they come together. No one ever guesses they’re made with graham crackers! The texture is very similar to a Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup and the chocolate-peanut butter frosting is super delicious. Be prepared for a lot of compliments when you make these bars!

Everyone loves a great cookie or cookie bar! For more recipes to fill the cookie jar, check out these: S’mores Cookie Bars | Chocolate Cake Mix Cookies | Graham Cracker Toffee Bars | Best Oatmeal Cookies

The Ingredients

Here’s what you’ll need to make the No Bake Reese’s Peanut Butter Bars (the exact measurements and full recipe instructions are below in the printable recipe card):

  • Graham cracker crumbs – You can make your own by pulsing graham crackers in a food processor, or buy the ready made graham cracker crumbs in the baking aisle next to the graham cracker pie crusts.
  • Butter
  • Peanut butter – be sure to use creamy, not chunky peanut butter.
  • Powdered sugar
  • Semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • Reese’s Pieces

ingredients to make No Bake Reese's Peanut Butter Bars

How to Make Reese’s Peanut Butter Bars

Start by spraying a 9×12-inch baking pan with non-stick cooking spray; set aside. Next, in a medium mixing bowl, combine the graham cracker crumbs, melted butter, peanut butter, and powdered sugar, mixing until smooth.

mixing together graham cracker crumbs, melted butter, peanut butter, and powdered sugar

The peanut butter mixture will have a texture somewhat like chunky peanut butter.

peanut butter mixture in a clear bowl with a white spoon

Spread the mixture evenly into the prepared 9×13-inch pan.

peanut butter bars spread in a Pyrex dish

In a microwave safe bowl, melt the chocolate chips and peanut butter in the microwave in 15 second intervals, stirring well between each cooking interval until completely melted and smooth.

chocolate chips and peanut butter in a clear bowl

Spread the chocolate-peanut butter evenly over the peanut butter bars.

spreading melted chocolate over the peanut butter bars

Sprinkle the top of the bars with Reese’s Pieces.

sprinkling Reese's Pieces over the bars

Chill the bars in the refrigerator for 30 minutes to set, then cut into 12 squares.

No Bake Reese's Peanut Butter Bars cut into squares

Serve the bars cold or at room temperature.

stacked No Bake Reese's Peanut Butter Bars

What is the Best Peanut Butter to Use?

The best peanut butter to use in the bars is your favorite brand of creamy peanut butter. Some all-natural peanut butters could work too, but be sure they’re smooth and not too oily or chunky.

homemade No Bake Reese's Peanut Butter Bars

How to Store Leftovers

Keep the leftover bars in an airtight food storage container. They can be kept in the refrigerator or at room temperature for up to five days.

No Bake Reese's Peanut Butter Bars next to a jar of Reese's Pieces

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No-Bake Reese's Peanut Butter Bars

No Bake Reese's Peanut Butter Bars

Published By Jill
No Bake Reese's Peanut Butter Bars are a crave-worthy, super easy to make cookie bar that any fan of the chocolate-peanut butter combo will really enjoy. Make these bars in minutes and sprinkle with Reese's Pieces for a colorful treat.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Chill Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12

Ingredients
  

Peanut Butter Bars

  • 2 cups finely crushed graham cracker crumbs
  • 1 cup melted butter (2 sticks)
  • 1 cup smooth peanut butter
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar

Topping

  • 1 1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup smooth peanut butter
  • 3/4 cup Reese's Pieces

Instructions
 

  • Start by spraying a 9x12-inch baking pan with non-stick cooking spray; set aside.
  • In a medium mixing bowl, combine the graham cracker crumbs, melted butter, peanut butter, and powdered sugar, mixing until smooth. 
  • Spread the mixture evenly into the prepared 9x13-inch pan.
  • In a microwave safe bowl, melt the chocolate chips and 1/4 cup of peanut butter in the microwave in 15 second intervals, stirring well between each cooking interval until completely melted and smooth.
  • Spread the chocolate-peanut butter evenly over the peanut butter bars. Sprinkle the top of the bars with Reese's Pieces.
  • Chill the bars in the refrigerator for 30 minutes to set, then cut into 12 squares. Serve the bars cold or at room temperature.
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