Crunchy Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Bars

by pblovers

Need a portable snack that satisfied that sweet and salty craving? Look no further than Crunchy Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Bars! These 6 ingredient snack bars are easy to make and even easier to eat.

Recipe courtesy of Kristina LaRue, RD, CSSD at

Crunchy Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Bars

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Yields: 9 Bars
Nutrition facts: 200 calories 20 grams fat
Rating: 5.0/5
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1/2 cup crunchy peanut butter

1/4 cup honey (or brown rice syrup)

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

2 cups puffed rice cereal

1/4 cup dried tart cherries

1/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips


  1. In a large bowl, stir together peanut butter, honey and vanilla.
  2. Fold in rice cereal, tart cherries, chocolate chips and a pinch of salt.
  3. Line square pan with parchment paper and press mixture firmly into the pan.
  4. Place bars into the refrigerator to chill for 20 minutes.
  5. Cut into 9 pieces; store in airtight container in the refrigerator.


Nutrition [per bar]: 171 calories, 8 grams fat, 2 grams saturated fat, 0 milligrams cholesterol, 71 milligrams sodium, 21 grams carbohydrate, 2 grams fiber, 15 grams sugar, 4 grams protein, 3% vitamin A, 2% vitamin C, 1% calcium, 5% iron.

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