No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Oat Bars – Deliciously creamy and chewy bars that are made up of two oaty layers, and a chocolate layer stuffed full of salted peanuts!
I have the ultimate chocolate peanut butter treat for you today!
These No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Oats Bars are made up of three delicious layers. The top and bottom layer is a chewy, buttery oat mixture, and the middle layer is creamy peanut butter chocolate loaded with salted peanuts.
What’s not to love??
Ingredients for No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Oat Bars:
- unsalted butter
- brown sugar
- vanilla extract
- porridge oats
- chocolate (milk, dark, or semi-sweet)
- smooth peanut butter
- salted peanuts
Simple ingredients for such a quick and easy recipe!
To make these chocolate peanut butter bars, microwave the butter until melted, then stir in the sugar, vanilla, and the oats. Microwave for another minute, then stir again.
Press half of the mixture into the bottom of an 8×8-inch square baking pan lined with parchment paper or foil.
Microwave the chocolate and peanut butter together until melted and smooth. Fold in the salted peanuts. Pour the chocolate over the oats mixture, and spread out evenly. Top with the remaining oats mixture, and press down gently.
Cover and refrigerate for at least 3 – 4 hours before slicing into bars. You may also refrigerate overnight, too.
These No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Oat Bars are:
- super quick and easy to throw together
- chewy as well as creamy
- loaded with chocolate and peanut butter flavour
- loaded with salted peanuts for added crunch
Have any bars leftover? You can store them in an airtight container at room temperature or in the fridge for up to 2 weeks. OR you can freeze them for up to 3 months!
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- 3/4 cup unsalted butter 170g
- 1/2 cup brown sugar 100g
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 3 cups porridge oats 300g
- 1 cup chocolate (milk, dark, or semi-sweet) 175g, coarsely chopped
- 3/4 cup smooth peanut butter 190g
- 1 cup salted peanuts 125g, chopped
Line an 8x8-inch square baking pan with parchment paper, or foil. Set aside.
Add the butter to a microwave-safe bowl and heat until melted. Stir in the sugar and vanilla, then fold in the oats until completely coated. Microwave for 1 minute, then stir.
Press half of the mixture into the bottom of the prepared pan.
In a microwave-safe bowl, add the chocolate and peanut butter. Heat in 30 second intervals, stirring after each one, until melted and smooth. Fold in the chopped peanuts.
Pour the chocolate over the oats mixture, and spread out evenly. Top with the remaining oats mixture, and press down gently.
Cover and refrigerate for a least 3 - 4 hours, or overnight before slicing into bars.
These bars can be stored in an airtight container at room temperature or in the fridge for up to 2 weeks. They also freeze well for up to 3 months. Thaw overnight before serving.
The calories are an estimate only.