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No-Bake Peanut Butter M&M Granola Bars

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!

A sideview shot of two No-Bake Peanut Butter M&M Granola Bars overlapped.

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. 

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

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!

A close-up shot of No-Bake Peanut Butter M&M Granola Bars overlapping each other.

Ingredients for No-Bake Peanut Butter M&M Granola Bars:

  • peanut butter
  • honey
  • vanilla
  • porridge oats
  • coco pops OR rice krispies
  • cinnamon (optional, but SO good!)
  • chocolate chips
  • M&M’s

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!

A sideview shot of No-Bake Peanut Butter M&M Granola Bars stacked on top of each other.

A sideview shot of a tall stack of No-Bake Peanut Butter M&M Granola Bars.

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!

Try these delicious granola bars next!

Enjoy! 🙂

A close-up shot of No-Bake Peanut Butter M&M Granola Bars overlapping each other.
5 from 1 vote
No-Bake Peanut Butter M&M Granola Bars
Prep Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 15 mins
Yields: 8 long bars*
Calories: 470 kcal
Deliciously thick and chewy granola bars loaded with peanut butter flavour, and stuffed full of chocolate chips and M&MS!
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Ingredients
  • 3/4 cup smooth peanut butter 190g
  • 1/2 cup honey 170g
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups porridge oats 200g
  • 1 cup Coco Pops OR Rice Krispies 25g
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips 90g
  • 3/4 cup chocolate M&M's 150g
Instructions
  1. Line an 8x8-inch baking pan with parchment paper or foil, and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, stir together the oats, Coco Pops, and cinnamon.

  3. 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.
  4. 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.

  5. 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.

Notes

Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container and stored in the fridge for up to 2 weeks. They also freeze well for up to 3 months. Thaw overnight in the fridge before eating.

*For 16 smaller bars, 234 calories each.

The calories are an estimate only.

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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!

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2 Comments

  • Reply
    Demeter | Beaming Baker
    6th March 2018 at 7:25 pm

    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. 🙂

    • Reply
      Marsha
      6th March 2018 at 7:56 pm

      Thank you, Demeter! 🙂

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