No-Bake Peanut Butter M&M Granola Bars – Deliciously thick and chewy granola bars loaded with peanut butter flavour, and stuffed full of chocolate chips and M&MS!
If you’ve tried and loved these Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Granola Bars, then you’ll love today’s recipe – No-Bake Peanut Butter M&M Granola Bars!
No-bake granola bars are a favourite of mine to make because they’re super quick and easy to throw together, and they are very adaptable.
I absolutely love the combination of peanut butter and M&Ms in this granola bar recipe.
The crispiness of the M&Ms combined with the soft and chewiness of the bars is just perfection!
Ingredients you’ll need
Here’s a list of ingredients you’ll need to make these bars. You can find my recipe card at the bottom of this post for the complete list with their amounts.
- peanut butter
- porridge oats
- coco pops OR rice krispies
- cinnamon (optional, but SO good!)
- chocolate chips
You probably have most of the ingredients, right? 🙂 If so, you neeeed to go make these granola bars right now.
Because there is nothing better than the combination of peanut butter and chocolate in a scrumptious chewy bar!
How to make No-Bake Peanut Butter M&M Granola Bars
To make these bars, grab a large mixing bowl and stir together the oats, Coco Pops, and cinnamon.
In a large microwaveable bowl, add the peanut butter and honey, and heat in 20 – 30 second intervals until the peanut butter is runny and can be combined easily with the honey. Stir in the vanilla.
Fold in the oats mixture until evenly coated. Use your hands if you need to. Fold in the chocolate chips, and 1/2 cup (100g) of M&Ms.
Press the mixture firmly into the prepared pan (using your hands if needed), then press the remaining M&Ms on top.
Cover, and refrigerate for at least 3 – 4 hours before removing and cutting into bars.
The printable recipe card with the FULL list of ingredients and instructions can be found at the bottom of this post.
NOTE: For best results, I highly recommend using the gram measurements (with a digital scale), rather than the cup measurements.
Cup measurements are simply not accurate enough, and I cannot guarantee the best results if you use them.
These No-Bake Peanut Butter M&M Granola Bars are:
- deliciously thick and chewy
- added crunch from the chocolate M&M’s
- bursting with peanut butter flavour
- an indulgent breakfast bar, or snack
How long will these bars last? These bars can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.
Can I freeze these bars? Yes, they also freeze well for up to 3 months. Thaw overnight in the fridge before eating.
If you try this recipe, let us know! Leave a comment, rate it, and don’t forget to tag me on Instagram and hashtag it #marshasbakingaddiction. I’d love to see!
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Demeter | Beaming Baker
Tuesday 6th of March 2018
That last photo has just taken my breath away! Goodness, I am loving all of your photos (as always hehe). Nothing better than an easy and tasty peanut butter treat. :) Such a fun video too!! Wishing you an awesome week ahead. :)
Tuesday 6th of March 2018
Thank you, Demeter! :)