No-Bake Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chip Granola Bars

No bake peanut butter chocolate chip granola bars in a stack on a white plate.Hey!! It’s Jenn, from Eat Cake For Dinner. How’s it going? What kind of healthy things have you been snacking on? I always like granola bars. I don’t know about you, but I get SO sick of store-bought granola bars. Plus, the last box I bought tasted stale and they weren’t even expired.

Sometimes, it’s so convenient to just grab a box at the store, but homemade granola bars really are so easy to make. You probably already have most of these ingredients on hand and in just a few short minutes,  you can have homemade WAY BETTER than store-bought granola bars.

The flavor possibilities are endless. Today, I was feeling like peanut butter and chocolate chip. I love the combination of all these flavors, they blend together perfectly and leave you with a super delicious, very soft and chewy granola bar. Just how I like them.

No-Bake Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chip Granola Bars

Prep Time 25 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Author Jenn H
Servings 10 Bars

A delicious super soft and chewy homemade granola bar.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword granola bar recipe, granola bars, peanut butter and chocolate chip granola bars

Ingredients

  • 2 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1 cup rice krispies cereal
  • 2 Tbl. coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar packed
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter creamy or chunky
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 Tbl. mini chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. In a medium bowl combine oats and cereal; set aside. In a small saucepan combine coconut oil, honey and brown sugar. Heat over medium heat until sugar is dissolved. Bring to a boil and remove from heat. Add the peanut butter and vanilla and stir until mixture is smooth. Pour over oat mixture and stir until evenly coated. It might not seem like there is enough liquid, but just keep stirring and it will all come together.
  2. Press mixture into a 8"x8" baking pan (or similar size). Top with mini chocolate chips and press down slightly. Allow to set for several hours or until firm. Cut into 10 bars. If taking in lunches, wrap individual bars in plastic wrap.
Nutrition Facts
No-Bake Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chip Granola Bars
Amount Per Serving
Calories 196 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 4g20%
Cholesterol 1mg0%
Sodium 49mg2%
Potassium 111mg3%
Carbohydrates 29g10%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 15g17%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 193IU4%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Calcium 18mg2%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Jenn H

Hi, I’m Jenn and I blog over at Eat Cake For Dinner. I love being in the kitchen and spending my spare time cooking, baking and blogging. I like all types of food, but cake and frosting are my favorites. If you ask me, the more frosting the better!

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  1. This was so tasty! I will definitely be making these again, thank you for posting. I doubled the recipe and it was my go to for the wee ones this week.

  2. Can you taste the coconut from the coconut oil? If so, can you think of anything I can substitute with? Thanks! Sounds wonderful.

    1. Usually with coconut oil you can’t taste the coconut in it. It does add more flavor and just a healthier way of making these bars. Hope that helps and you enjoy these bars!! XOXO

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