Honey Sweetened No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

no bake chocolate peanut butter bars

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A less sweet version of the classic no-bake chocolate graham cracker peanut butter bars.


Units Scale
  • 2 cups peanut butter, divided
  • 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup1 cup honey (to taste)
  • 3/4 cup oat bran
  • 4 cups (roughly 2 packets) graham crackers, crushed
  • 2 cups mini chocolate chips


  1. Grease/butter a 13×9 inch baking pan.
  2. Blend 1 1/4 cup peanut butter (reserve 3/4 cup for topping), butter and honey in a large bowl until creamy. Mix in oat bran. Mix in graham cracker crumbs and 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips (reserve 1 1/2 cup chips for topping).
  3. Press mixture into baking pan and even out the top with a spatula.
  4. Melt 3/4 cup peanut butter and 1 1/2 cup mini chips in a heavy bottom pot at low heat, stirring until smooth.
  5. Spread chocolate/peanut butter mix over graham cracker mix.
  6. Refrigerate two hours or overnight, until firm.
  7. Cut into bars. Store in refrigerator. Makes around 60 bars.


  • This is a great make-ahead dessert.

Keywords: no bake bars, bar cookies, chocolate, peanut butter, kid friendly