Chocolate and peanut butter – a couple for the ages. These star-crossed lovers were always meant to be.

We know you love them too, but don’t be completely jealous. With this 5-ingredient no-bake peanut butter bar recipe, your chocolate and peanut butter threesome dreams will finally come true.

It also tastes just like a Reese’s peanut butter cup, so what are you waiting for?

No-Bake Peanut Butter Bars

  • Prep Time:15 minutes
  • Cook Time:1 hour 30 minutes
  • Total Time:1 hour 45 minutes
  • Servings:16 bars
  • Easy


  • 1 1/4 cup peanut butter (for bar)
  • 4 tablespoon peanut butter (for topping)
  • 1 cup butter
  • 2 cup graham crackers
  • 2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • Step 1

    Finely crush the graham crackers and put in a bowl.

    #spoontip: Do this in a plastic bag to avoid a big ole mess.

  • Step 2

    Pour the powdered sugar into the bowl.

  • Step 3

    Add some delicious peanut butter to the mix.

  • Step 4

    Melt the butter in a microwave and pour into the bowl.

  • Step 5

    Mix it all up.

  • Step 6

    Pour the mixture onto a pan and spread.

    #spoontip: a 13″ x 9″ pan works best.

  • Step 7

    Melt the chocolate chips in a microwave for about a minute, stopping and stirring to avoid burning. Spread evenly on top of the peanut butter.

  • Step 8

    Refrigerate for about an hour and a half.

  • Step 9

    Melt peanut butter and drizzle it across the top of the bars with a spoon.

    #spoontip: For a cool design, gently run a toothpick throughout the drizzle.

  • Step 10

    Unleash your excitement and enjoy.