Saturday, August 23, 2014

No Bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Bars

Wow. Seriously. Just... wow.

No-Bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Bars


  • 1/4 cup Earth Balance, melted
  • 1/4 cup refined Coconut Oil, measured in melted form
  • 1 cup confectioners' (powdered) sugar
  • 1 1/4 cup graham cracker crumbs (about 8 full sheets)  (Trader Joe's brand for dairy free)
  • 3/4 cup + 2 Tablespoons creamy peanut butter (I used half Jif creamy natural and half homemade because that is what I had in the cupboard.)
  • Scant 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chunks (Enjoy Life brand for dairy and gluten free)


  1. Line a 8x8 square baking pan with aluminum foil or parchment paper. Set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix the melted Earth Balance, coconut oil, graham cracker crumbs, and powdered sugar together until combined. 
  3. Pop 3/4 cup of measured peanut butter in the microwave to soften. 
  4. Stir in peanut butter and salt. 
  5. Spread into prepared baking pan.
  6. In a small bowl, microwave chocolate until melted.
  7. Stir in 2 Tablespoons of peanut butter and stir until smooth.
  8. Spread over peanut butter layer.
  9. Chill until completely firm, at least 3 hours.
  10.  Bars stay fresh stored in the refrigerator.  
  11. Serve chilled.

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