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5 INGREDIENT CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER NUTTY CEREAL BARS

These no-bake, chewy 5 Ingredient Chocolate Peanut Butter Cereal Bars are so yummy and addictively scrumptious!  Made with peanut butter, cereal, chocolate, salted roasted peanuts and maple syrup, it's no wonder we can't stop eating them, right?  
Prep Time10 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Diet: Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword: bars, cereal, cereal bars, Chocolate, healthy bars, peanut butter, vegan bars
Servings: 8 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1/3 to ½ cup semi-sweet or dark chocolate melted with 1-2 tablespoon peanut butter
  • 2 cups Cereal O’s
  • 3/4 cup Peanut Butter
  • 1/2 cup roasted peanuts chopped coarsely if desired
  • 1/4 cup agave or maple syrup

Instructions

  • Line an 9x5 loaf pan with parchment paper.
  • Measure cereal and peanuts out and place in a bowl. Set aside.
  • Melt ⅓ to 1/2 cup chocolate and 1-2 tablespoons peanut butter in microwavable bowl and set aside for the chocolate drizzles.
  • Melt peanut butter and maple syrup or agave together over low heat, stirring constantly until well mixed together.This only takes a minute or two once the pan is warm. Can also use microwave for melting for 20-30 seconds.
  • Pour peanut butter mixture over the cereal/peanut mixture. Mix until well combined and pour 1/2 of mixture into parchment paper lined loaf pan.
  • Drizzle 2/3rds of the chocolate on top of the cereal.
  • Follow up by adding the rest of the cereal/peanut butter mixture on top and press down.
  • Drizzle remainder of chocolate on top of cereal.
  • Put them in the refrigerator until firm. Cut into bars once firm.

Notes

For an 8x8 or 9x9 pan, add an additional cup of O's, 1/4 cup peanut butter and a couple tablespoons of agave or maple syrup.  Enjoy!!