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No Bake Reese's Peanut Butter Bars

An easy no bake peanut butter bar loaded with Reese's pieces and topped with a layer of milk chocolate and peanut butter, and even more Reese's pieces!
Prep Time10 mins
Chilling Time3 hrs
Total Time3 hrs 10 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: no bake dessert, peanut butter bars
Servings: 12 bars
Calories: 348kcal
Author: Heather Perine

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup (115g) unsalted butter melted
  • pinch salt
  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs about 8 full sheets
  • 2 cups (240 g) confectioners' (powdered) sugar
  • 3/4 cup + 2 Tablespoons (215 g) creamy peanut butter (not natural style) divided
  • 1 cup (180 g) dark or milk chocolate chips
  • 1 cup Reese's Pieces

Instructions

  • Line a 8x8 or 9x9 square baking pan with aluminum foil. Set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, mix the melted butter, salt, graham cracker crumbs, and powdered sugar together until combined. Stir in 3/4 cup of peanut butter. Spread into prepared baking pan.
  • In a small bowl, microwave 2 Tablespoons of peanut butter with the chocolate chips until melted. Stir until smooth. Spread over peanut butter layer. Top with additional Reese's pieces.
  • Chill until completely firm, at least 3 hours. Allow to sit at room temperature for 10 minutes before cutting.

Notes

Bars stay fresh for 5-7 days stored in the refrigerator. Serve chilled. (Setting them out for a few hours at room temperature for serving is OK.) Bars can be frozen up to 2 months. Thaw overnight in the refrigerator.
Adapted from Sally's Baking Addiction

Nutrition

Calories: 348kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 152mg | Potassium: 173mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 31g | Vitamin A: 236IU | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 1mg