No Bake Cookie Bars
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No Bake Cookie Bars

No bake cookie bar recipe.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 12 bars
Calories 321kcal
Author I Heart Eating

Ingredients

  • 1 cup chocolate graham cracker crumbs
  • 3/4 cup rolled oats
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • Pinch kosher salt
  • 5 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup chunky peanut butter not natural
  • 6 tablespoons creamy peanut butter not natural
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 5 ounces semisweet chocolate, melted
  • 1 tablespoon creamy peanut butter not natural
  • 1 ounce milk chocolate melted

Instructions

  • Coat an 8x8-inch baking dish with cooking spray. Line with parchment, leaving a 2-inch overhang on the 2 long sides.
  • Combine graham cracker crumbs, oats, sugar, and salt in a large bowl.
  • Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat, then add chunky peanut butter, smooth peanut butter, and vanilla, whisking until well combined.
  • Add peanut butter mixture to crumb mixture, stirring until combined.
  • Transfer to baking dish, and use the bottom of a measuring cup or an offset spatula to firmly press mixture into an even layer. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • Pour melted semisweet chocolate over chilled mixture and, using an offset spatula, spread into a thin layer that covers the entire surface. Refrigerate until hardened, at least 15 minutes.
  • Heat remaining smooth peanut butter in a small saucepan until runny.
  • Drizzle peanut butter over chilled chocolate. Drizzle melted milk chocolate over peanut butter. Refrigerate until hardened, about 15 minutes.
  • Use parchment to lift out chilled block of bars. Using a sharp knife, cut into 12 squares. Let bars stand at room temperature for 10 minutes before serving.

Notes

*Nutrition values are estimates. 

Nutrition

Serving: 1bar | Calories: 321kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 160mg | Potassium: 222mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 150IU | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 1.4mg