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Grey plate has two peanut butter bars on it. The plate is sitting on a white and yellow napkin with chocolate chips around it.

No-Bake Peanut Butter Bars

Creamy peanut butter mixed with powder sugar and butter then coated in a sweet chocolate coating. These peanut butter bars are a must try.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 9 Bars
Calories 695 kcal
Author Jennifer


  • 1 1/2 Cup Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 5 Tablespoons Butter- no salt At room Temperature
  • 1 1/2 Cups Powdered Sugar

For The Chocolate Topping

  • 1 Cup Chocolate Chips
  • 5 Tablespoons Butter


  1. In a large bowl cream together the peanut butter, vanilla extract, and butter until light and creamy.

  2. Slowly add the powdered sugar into the peanut butter mixture a little at a time until all the powdered sugar is incorporated.

  3. Line the baking dish with parchment paper.

  4. Press the peanut butter batter into the parchment-lined baking dish. Set aside

For The Chocolate Topping

  1. In a double boiler melt together the chocolate chips and butter.

  2. Pour melted chocolate mixture over the top of the peanut butter batter.

  3. Place in the refrigerator for 1 hour or until chocolate is set.

  4. Cut into desired size bars, I cut 3x3 squares.

Recipe Notes

You can use this recipe to make Buckeye Balls as well. I was able to get 26 balls at 241 calories each.