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No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

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If you love chocolate and peanut butter you will adore these chocolate peanut butter bars with a crushed Oreos base layer! These are a major hit in my home especially with my peanut butter loving cup daughter. Seriously she loves those Reese’s Peanut Butter cups so much and everyone knows it that for her her recent birthday all of her friends put some in their gifts to her!

Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

Between the rich chocolate and sweet and salty of the peanut butter the crushed Oreo cookies base just takes these chocolate peanut butter bars to a whole other tasty level. Another reason to love these chocolate peanut butter bars besides their heavenly deliciousness is that they’re no bake, yep no oven required. So you can make these all year long which you might have to once your friends and family get one bite of these. They’re not going to be able to stop at one bite, or is that just my family?

Now who is ready for this delicious recipe? Here you go, you won’t believe how easy it is. The hardest part about this chocolate peanut butter bars recipe is waiting for them chill and set!

Yield: 16

No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

If you love chocolate and peanut butter you will adore these chocolate peanut butter bars with a crushed Oreos base layer!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours 5 minutes
Inactive Time 3 hours
Total Time 6 hours 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 16 Oreos
  • 14 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1 ½ cups peanut butter
  • 1 ½ cups brown sugar
  • 1 ¾ cups powdered sugar
  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips
  • Handful peanut butter cups, roughly chopped

Instructions

  1. Line an 8x8 pan with aluminum foil and set aside.
  2. In a food processor, add the oreos and pulse until a fine crumble forms. Melt 4 tablespoons of butter in a microwave-safe dish, then add it to the oreo crumbles and pulse for several more seconds until combined. Press mixture into the bottom of the pan in an even layer.
  3. In a large, microwave-safe dish, add 5 tablespoons of butter and the peanut butter. Melt in 30-second increments until melted and smooth. Stir in the brown sugar and powdered sugar, then press into the pan on top of the oreo base.
  4. Wipe out the bowl, then add the remaining 5 tablespoons of butter and the chocolate chips and microwave for 1 minute, then stir carefully and continue microwaving in 30-second increments, if needed, until melted and smooth. Pour over the peanut butter mixture and smooth out to the edges. Sprinkle with the chopped peanut butter cups, then chill for at least 3 hours in the fridge. Let stand for 5-10 minutes at room temperature before serving.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

16

Serving Size:

1 bar

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 471Total Fat: 29gSaturated Fat: 12gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 12gCholesterol: 29mgSodium: 266mgCarbohydrates: 51gFiber: 2gSugar: 42gProtein: 7g

Please note that we can not guarantee the accuracy of the nutritional information. They are a best guess calculation.

chocolate peanut butter bars

Now doesn’t that look easy? Especially for such a delectable treat as these chocolate peanut butter bars! Who wants to go and make some and like now? If you’re not ready yet that’s okay too just PIN them for later.

My daughter has declared that I need to make these chocolate peanut butter bars at least once a month. I’m not sure my waistline could take that but my tastebuds agree!

Chocolate peanut butter bars

Don’t forget we’ve got lots to share here on Powered by Mom. Between our travel section and all of our delicious recipes you do not want to miss out. Just take a look at this No Bake Samoa Cheesecake Recipe for starters. That’s just one of many tasty treats on Powered by Mom. We’ve got everything from appetizers, to full meals and of course something to satisfy your sweet tooth too!

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By on October 5th, 2018

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104 thoughts on “No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars”

  1. Even I could make these but I will not!!! The problem would be I would have to eat them……. chocolate – peanut butter my favorites!!

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  2. My Oreo’s are usually designated for dunking in milk, but I might have to make an exception and try these bars! They sound so good.

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  3. I have several peanut butter and chocolate lovers in my family and they would really love this! It looks so delicious and I love that it is no bake.

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  4. These look fabulous! How long will these stay fresh? Do you store in refrigerator? Can you freeze them or will chocolate on top change color? Thanks. Cant wait to make them!

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    • Hi dee, you can store in the fridge, just use an airtight container. I left them at room temp (not a hot room) so they were ready to eat, if it’s colder they’re harder. You can freeze, we only had them in the freezer for a month, the chocolate color did not change but if it does they’re still good. I’ve been to a chocolate factory and they explained to me when chocolate gets that dusty look on top doesn’t mean it’s gone bad just fyi 😉

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  5. I love how easy these are to make! They would be a great dessert to fix for my grandchildren. Chocolate and peanut butter are their favorite!

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  6. I love trying no bake recipes. This one sounds and looks so good. I think I will make this with my grand kids this weekend

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  7. These look very good and I am going to make these with my Granddaughters, it has all my favorite ingredients, I can’t wait to try these

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  8. These Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars look amazing. I can’t wait to make this recipe for Christmas this year. I know that my family and friend will loves these!

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  9. These no-bake chocolate peanut butter bars sound amazing! Love anything with chocolate & peanut butter!! Thanks for sharing the recipe 🙂

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  10. I have tried a recipe almost like this but for some reason it didn’t come out right, i’ll have to give your recipe a try.
    @tisonlyme143

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  11. This one I just had to pin. Peanut butter everything is my favorite!! Making these for the holidays…BUT they may not last that long! haha Yummmmmy!

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  12. NoBake Chocolate and Peanut Butter Bars. Ok so I have never been a fan of “no bake” desserts. Especially when they sound like they should be baked. But after reading this article and looking at the yummy picture I am drooling and require a bib. Maybe it’s because I am getting older and can appreciate the flavor w/o having to heat up the entire house to achieve it I don’t know but these look fantastic and the recipe sounds really easy.

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  13. I’ve been wanting some chocolate lately. I’ve been resisting. Now? I’ve already screen grabbed the recipe and sent it to my cousin and sisters. Why must you have such an easy tasty delish chocolate AND peanut butter recipe? I LOVE IT SO MUCH!

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  14. I was already interested in the no bake chocolate peanut butter bars and than the samao cheesecake happened and I was drooling.

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  15. Those chocolate peanut butter bars look amazing. I love delicious desserts that are easy to make and don’t require baking.

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  16. I am definitely going to print the recipe for the Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars. They look so easy and so delicious! I think I will need to make a double batch, because they are not going to last! My family loves peanut butter cups and I think these will be even better!

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  17. I have been searching for a wonderful dessert that has Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups in it and this is it. I will have to try it out on my family.

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  18. Oh gosh I’m drooling looking at theses recipes and they are pretty easy and could be made at short notice. I love quick recipes so if we decide to have friends over boom can make these quick pretty much always have every ingredents in cabinet . Thanks for sharing.

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  19. I just saved this recipe, I have been looking for a treat with peanut butter , because I wanted to add some on apple slices, and this recipe you have here looks delicious!! and I love how easy it will be to make with the grandchildren.
    @tisonlyme143

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  20. I can’t believe how easy these No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars are to make! I’m all about no-bake and these are right up my alley. I am going to have to make these with my grandson this fall/winter. Thanks for sharing this recipe.

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  21. I have such a sweet tooth looking at these pics!! The Chocolate Peanut Butter bars look so good as does the Samoa Cheesecake. I think both would be a hit in my family. Thanks for sharing!

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  22. I can barely believe that you don’t have to bake these Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars. I will be making this over the next coming weekend, it looks so delicious.

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  23. These look wonderful. I am not a fan of plain Oreos but paired with a dish like this and as a crust I’ve usually liked them. I am sure to try this one. Also because I really like the taste of peanut butter cups.

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  24. You had me at no bake! Add in chocolate and peanut butter and I am beyond sold! I definitely can’t wait to make these with my littles, they love helping me in the kitchen! 🙂 Thank you so much for sharing!!

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  25. My mouth is watering! These look so good. I can’t believe they’re as easy as this. Getting the supplies and making these tonight!

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  26. These look like a great treat, chocolate is the thing I crave more than anything else. I have everything but the pb cups, I am going to pick some up at the store this afternoon and put this together.

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  27. Both of these desserts sound so good. I just love chocolate. I can’t wait to give these a try. Thank you so much for sharing. God Bless

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