Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Granola Bars


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I love granola bars. Especially when they’re no-bake and peanut butter and chocolate chips are involved. I’d go so far as to call these healthy because they’re made with whole grains and there’s fruit included. Raisins count as fruit for me.

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Granola Bars

I made them when I was in Aruba and I made so many things while I was there that I almost forgot about this recipe until I recently saw it peering at me in my saved drafts.

I thought last week’s Carrot Pineapple Banana Bread was the last Aruba recipe, but this one really is.

You probably have everything you need to make these fast, no-bake, vegan, and gluten-free numbers in your cupboard right now. If you need additional convincing, there’s a big dollop of peanut butter, oats, crispy rice cereal, cinnamon, raisins, and chocolate chips involved.

After making the batter, which takes just five minutes to stir together, pack it into a pan and place the pan in the freezer to encourage the bars to set up faster.

When I removed the pan from freezer and the bars came into contact with the 88F degree heat inside my kitchen, the bars started sweating and glistening a little. It happens to me too in the heat.

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Granola Bars

The heat and humidity in Aruba was actually a great recipe test because the bars held together, stayed chewy, and didn’t turn into a melty gooey mess even in the very hot and humid Caribbean air, which renders a box of Saltine crackers soggy in mere hours.

In climates without 90F temperatures and 90% relative humidity, these bars are very shelf-stable stored in an airtight container. Or, wrap them up individually in plasticwrap for a portable on-the-go snack. I pack lunches every day for Skylar and Scott and I am always looking for items to include that are new, interesting, transport easily, and on the healthier side of the spectrum. As opposed to this.

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Granola Bars

The granola bars are dense and very chewy. The rice cereal adds an unexpected and very noticeable pop of crispiness and crunchiness in each bite. I tossed it in on a whim and am glad I did.

You can also try these bars using other cereals; or try shredded coconut flakes, flax seeds, poppy seeds, chia seeds, sunflower seeds, or whatever little seeds, nuts, or crunchy bits you enjoy in your granola bars.

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Granola Bars

The bars are ripe for customization and tweaks. I used a raisin medley but try diced medjool dates, dried cranberries, dried apricots, or any dried fruit you love from dried cherries to blueberries.

The chocolate chips can be replaced with white chocolate, butterscotch, or peanut butter chips; or use toffee bits, mini M & M’s, mini marshmallows, diced peanut butter cups, or any diced candy if you want to make these more dessert bar and less granola bar.

The peanut butter can be replaced with other nut butters from almond to cashew; Biscoff or cookie butter spread to Nutella. If using a thinner nut butter like almond butter or a thinner spread like Nutella, you may need to use less since those spreads are runnier than peanut butter and could render the batter a bit runnier, or you may need to bump up the quantity of dry ingredients.

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Granola Bars

The cinnamon, brown sugar, oats, and raisins are perfect fall flavors. Or anytime flavors for me.

The flavors were apparently perfect for the family too because this batch of ten bars was gobbled in 36 hours. Good thing they’re fast to make.

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Granola Bars

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Yield: 10

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Granola Bars

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Granola Bars

I love these no-bake and peanut butter and chocolate chips granola bars. I'd go so far as to call these healthy because they're made with whole grains and there's fruit included. Raisins count as fruit for me.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes



  1. Prepare an 8-by-8-inch baking pan by lining it with foil leaving overhang, spray with cooking spray; set aside. In a large microwave-safe bowl combine corn or brown rice syrup (I suspect maple syrup or agave are not quite sticky enough to properly bind the ingredients so bars will hold together), peanut butter, brown sugar, and heat on high power for 1 minute; stir to combine mixture. Heat for 1 more minute on high power and stir to combine.
  2. Add vanilla, cinnamon, salt, and stir to combine. Add oats and stir to combine. Add rice cereal and gently stir to combine so it doesn't become too crushed. Add the raisins and fold to incorporate. Add the chocolate chips and quickly and gently fold to combine so chips don't begin to melt. Pour mixture into prepared pan and pack it down firmly with a spatula or hands, and place pan in the freezer for at least 1 hour, or until bars have set up.
  3. Slice bars into desired sizes and shapes; I prefer 10 bars cut into rectangles about 4-inches long by about 3/4-inch wide, similar in size and shape to a Quaker Chewy Granola Bar; choose any shape and size desired. Bars will keep in an airtight container or wrapped in plasticwrap at room temperature or in the refrigerator for up to 1 week, or can be frozen for up to 3 months.


Optional recipe tweaks and suggestions:

Try other cereals or add shredded coconut flakes, flax seeds, poppy seeds, chia seeds, sunflower seeds, or other seeds or small nuts.

Try diced medjool dates, dried cranberries, dried apricots, or other dried from cherries to blueberries.

The chocolate chips can be replaced with white chocolate, butterscotch, or peanut butter chips; or use toffee bits, mini M & M's, mini marshmallows, diced peanut butter cups, or any chopped and diced candy bar will work if you want to make these more dessert bar and less granola bar.

The peanut butter can be replaced with other nut butters from almond to cashew; Biscoff or cookie butter spread to Nutella. If using a thinner nut butter like almond butter or a thinner spread like Nutella, you may need to use less since those spreads are runnier than peanut butter and could make batter a bit runny, or you may need to bump up the quantity of dry ingredients.

Take care that all ingredients used are in keeping with your dietary path and needs from the types of cereal, oats, chocolate, and add-ins used if bars must be kept vegan, gluten-free, or soy-free.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 264Total Fat: 9gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 201mgCarbohydrates: 43gFiber: 4gSugar: 20gProtein: 6g
Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Granola Bars

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Do you have a favorite granola or granola bar recipe?

Making granola and granola bars at home is so easy, cost-efficient, and you can control what does or doesn’t go into the bars. I’ll always control them so more chocolate goes in, of course.

Feel free to link up your favorite recipes.

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  1. Tried this one today, but instead of 2 cups of rice cereal, I used 1c crushed corn flakes, 1/4c peanut butter chips, 1/4c coconut & 1/2c mini semi-sweet chocolate chips. Amazing!!

  2. hi I’ve actually tried your chewy oatmeal raisen cookie recipe first recipe from your website and OMG! I can eat the whole batch by myself (not a good thing :) Oh how it reminded me of my childhood days in the states the memories…anyways back to my intention of commenting, here in Istanbul we can’t find rice crispy cereal of any sort or rice crispy treats :( , so my question is what can I subsitute for that? Thanks in advance. BTW I’m bookmarking a ton of your recipes that I’ll be trying in the future.

    1. If you can’t find anything like Rice Krispies or anything that’s light, airy, crispy, if there are no dry cereals like that at all…then….I would say just add more oats. They won’t be as light and won’t have the exact same texture as my recipe, but it will work.

      Do they sell rice cakes in your grocery stores? Healthy, circular-shaped things that usually have no taste? You could grind some of those up in a food processor or just mash them until they break and then use the crumbs. Maybe try that.

      Let me know how it all goes!

  3. OMGracious! So I’ve made your granola bars tonz of times, but haven’t taken time to comment. My family loves these! Since my daughter is GF they make a wonderful snack we can ALL have. We’ve made lots of versions, smores, white choco cranberry, the list is endless. As I sit to write this I’m making my 19 yr old sister a batch of protein peppermint ones using the snickerdoodle recipe as my base!

    1. Thanks for commenting to LMK you’ve made oodles of variations and your latest protein peppermint using the Snickerdoodle base sounds awesome!

    1. Glad you liked them and are so happy!

      And thanks for providing the link back to my site – that’s awesome and thanks! :)

  4. I agree with all the positive comments here, best granola bars ever, so much better than store bought, I will be making these again and again! I’ve tried them with silvered almonds and craisins, Thanks for the greatest recipe :)

    1. Oh I’m so happy you love them and think they’re the best! Glad you’re done with storeboughts :)

  5. Made them GF . The best chewy granola bars ever!
    Will never buy any GF bars at the store again.
    Ready in a snap.
    I just used 9×9 pan for thinner bars.
    Thank you

    1. Glad you made them & feel you’ll never need storebought bars again! That is wonderful to hear :)

  6. These are pretty awesome!! I ran out of oats and put some rice cake cereal to substitute, turned out great, thank you for the recipe!!

  7. Hi Averie! Just wanted to leave a comment saying that I ALWAYS have a batch of these around. I’ve made them with all different add-ins: peanuts, raisins, sunflower seeds, dried apricots, pumpkin seeds… I always leave out the brown sugar as I find them plenty delicious without it. So good and so easy to make! Thank you for providing me with an easy recipe using ingredients I always have around. I also shared this recipe (giving you credit!) with a friend of mine because she asked what those bars were that I was always eating. Again, thanks!

    1. Thanks for coming back to comment and for letting your friend know about my site. So glad you love these (me too!) and glad you can keep the brown sugar out and still get great results. Good to know!

  8. I have made these 2 times in the last 2 weeks, my husband LOVES them(finally found a recipe he liked), and my kids said it is like they are getting candy bars in the lunchboxes…..although we did put mini reeses pieces/no raisins in 1 batch;-) they are delicious!! Thank You!

    1. I’ve got like 10 granola bar recipes on my site and these are my faves! Glad you loved them and good call with the RP’s in some :)

  9. I’m thinking of making these for my vegan friend (it’s so hard to find good, easy to make, transportable vegan recipes), but I was wondering if I could use regular rolled oats.

    1. You could but just pulse them a few times in the food proc or blender so the texture is finer. That’s all quick cook oats are is slightly ground whole oats. For binding/consistency/texture, I like quick cook in these. Also my Tuesday post is a vegan/GF granola bar (with coconut)!

  10. I made these last night and they were really nice – firm and chewy. I’m in the UK where corn syrup is hard to find, so I swapped it for golden syrup and it worked just fine.

    1. Thanks for trying them and I wish we could easily find golden syrup here. I bet they were so good with it. Thanks for LMK you tried the recipe!

  11. Well, I have my zumba classes, jogging and gym helping me out! lol On top of a 2 years old daughter, which is already a workout, as you probably can imagine :) Then, I also freeze a lot of stuff, I have in fact an over loaded freezer and I love it! :)

    1. That’s awesome you’re so active (and chasing your daughter around – I can relate, yes!) and then freezer overload…I can totally relate to that as well. You are smart to freeze stuff though – it ALWAYS gets eaten and always comes in handy! :)

  12. I made these yesterday for my husband as he’s trying to gain weight and they are perfect for after the gym. I’ve added linseed and soya protein powder to increase the fiber and protein content, so they became the most perfect and most delicious protein bars!! My husband tried one last night (btw, he usually hates eating, thats crazy i know..) and he said: ” wow, these are AMAZING! you might have found the perfect food to make me gain weight cause I’m gonna devour them!!” I agree with him btw :) Thanks Averie!

    1. So glad they’re a big hit for you and they’re my fave granola bar on my site!

      I was actually getting ready to make a joke to you – because every day you write to tell me you make 1 or 2 of my recipes (and they’re the breads, the cakes, the heavier stuff) and I was beginning to wonder if had hollow legs or super sonic metabolisms because although I do make it all and eat some, I don’t make it all at the pace you are! :) I hope you husband enjoys these – sounds like he will!

  13. These bars are still the best! A go to favorite in the summer when I need something portable but don’t want the artificial crud. Added protein powder for the first time and they are amazing!

      1. These really are wonderful granola bars, Averie! I’m going to have fun customizing them a million different ways.

      2. I’m so glad you like them! And yes, ripe for customizing! I was chuckling when I saw your pics b/c they looked so much like mine! So clearly, things worked out a-okay for you :) Love it when recipes can be replicated with ease!

  14. I made these yesterday using Nutella, 1/4 cup, white chocolate chips and raisins. The rest I left the same. I always use Brown Rice Syrup though. They are so so so so good. Thank you! This is such a versatile recipe.

    1. So glad that you tried them and that Nutella worked out perfectly along with brown rice syrup. And that you used white chips & raisins. I am loving the sound of your flavors! And yes, such a versatile recipe! Thanks for coming back to LMK what you tried!

  15. These look so stinking good! I have everything in my cupboard to make these. They will make the perfect snack to bring up to the farm!

  16. Oh my God!!! Just made these and they are in the freezer now but I swear I couldn’t stop licking the spoon!!!!! They are amazing, can’t wait to take them out of the freezer!!!! Thank you!

    1. I love them, too! They’re one of my fave easy no-bake bars on my whole site and my fave granola bar recipe and glad you’re happy and spoon-licking, too! :)

  17. I have made these bars three times already! When I made them yesterday I used almond butter instead of peanut butter and dried cranberries instead of raisins. They were really good. You can customize them any way you want, apparently. They are hard to resist!! I like these much better than the ones I was buying that only had 5 bars in the box. I will definitely keep making these, I think they are not only tastier, but more cost effective, too. And, that always helps!! Thank you so much for this easy, delicious recipe.

    1. Almond butter with cranberries sounds great and glad you’ve made them three times already…wow! And I agree, they’re hard to resist and way more cost effective (and better) than storebought!

  18. So I made these and they are awesome! I didn’t add the sugar and they are still sweet and delish. Do you have suggestions for reducing the honey that would still “bind” the mixture as needed? Could water or applesauce work?

    1. In an entire pan of bars, 10 servings+, you’re really using such a small amount of honey or binding sweetener that I just wouldn’t worry about it. Using any less and no, I fear they will not hold together. You could try increasing the nut butter amount, but you’d be adding more calories since it’s more calorically dense than honey. Water would turn the oats into slop; and applesauce would likely do the same. I would just enjoy them and not get too hung up :)

  19. Your peanut butter chocolate chip granola bars are not gluten free because they call for rice crispies. If you use gluten free rice krispies then they will be, but the regular one’s have gluten in them.

    1. The bars more definitely ARE GF because I used GF crispy rice cereal and linked to a variety of options within the post. There are different versions of Rice Krispies brand, both GF and non. There is also Erehwon/Nature’s Path Krispy Rice cereal which is what I linked to in the post and used and it is GF. I link to as many products as possible but it’s up to the individual to read labels and choose products that are in accordance with his or her needs. I call for crispy rice cereal, not Rice Krispies. Big difference. Hope you make the bars and enjoy them!

      1. Averie, Thanks so much for these so useful recipes! Does Quaker Oats also market gluten free oats? I didn’t know that. People who really need to be gluten free should know that Bob’s has regular and gluten free oats so they don’t get into trouble. (the oats are no different, but regular oats are contaminated with wheat). Thanks again for kid-friendly recipes!

      2. Glad you enjoy the recipes! And oats are inherently a gluten-free grain, just like rice is, but due to cross-contamination in the production process gluten can be introduced. I’m sure you know this already though.

  20. Thanks for the recipe! I’m running a 15k race in December and always looking for healthy snacks. I love that your bars have peanut butter and dried fruit – great for energy! I’ll probably add some walnut or peanut pieces to mine. I’ll definitely try making these at home!

  21. I made these this morning and just cut them. They are delicious!! May never buy one again. Thank you so much for an easy recipe. I had everything I needed to make them, I used brown rice syrup and then followed the rest of the ingredients and they are so good, I hope I can stop myself from eating them all!!!! I will definitely make these again and maybe try different things next time. But, I love this recipe!!!!

    1. So glad they’re a hit and that the brown rice syrup did the trick for you. I love these, too. And that they’re easy! You can wrap them up in clingwrap and freeze them, too. They keep for months in the freezer. Just pull out as needed.

  22. I love home-made granola bars: I make them not to sweet, and can use any ingredients I want. The best part is No Bake part… :)

    1. Yes that sure IS the best part!

      Thanks for catching up on all these posts today…you’re so sweet! Hope your time away was fun & rejuvenating!

  23. oooo…these look perfect to eat for breakfast on my drive to work! I love the extra notes you have for extras to do with these. I want to reach and grab one….beautiful pics (as always)

  24. Fantastic idea, and I love how customizable they are. I’m not a big PB lover (I know, I know) but I bet almond would work nicely too. Also love the date and chocolate ones you’ve posted – one of my favorite combinations!

  25. Yum– these look like the perfect on the go snack– which I’m ALWAYS looking for now :-) Delicious!

  26. Granola and I are like this. (Note intertwined index and middle finger.) I really could eat it for every meal for the rest of my life and be perfectly content, but (like I’ve mentioned before), my tummy and large intestine may not always agree! :-P These look so delicious! I love the color combo of the raisins and they are so perfectly cut! I love that! I need to practice more patience in the kitchen I think. :-) Would love to try these with all the different flavors of chips: butterscotch, white chocolate, etc. YUM, Averie!

  27. Great granola bars!!! They look wonderful! I just LOVE granola bars especially ones that have Peanut Butter in them!

  28. These look great! Last time I made granola bars, they didn’t seal right so they were interesting shapes :)

  29. I love how those look just like the granola bars from the grocery store I ate as a kid, but I bet they taste so much better!

  30. How’d you know I was looking for the ultimate in granola bar recipes? In other words ones that stick together and clearly those do! Will be trying Monday- for Tuesday on account of the short school week. Cheers!

  31. These look like a perfect energy bar, lots of chunks of great stuff in them! I’m always looking for new granola bar recipes. Can’t wait to try this!

  32. mmm – these bring back childhood memories of eating those quaker chewy granola bars. i love your addition of rasins!

  33. These look perfect. I’m always looking for a good granola bar for grab-and-go breakfasts! Thanks for the yummy recipe!

    1. The crispy cereal was a bit of an afterthought and you wouldnt think it would do much in a recipe like this, with all that goopy wet mixture, but it really does! highly recommended for texture!

  34. So how is it that I’m just now discovering your lovely site?! I noticed your Pinterest follow, followed back and then followed the links here – YAY!! Gorgeous site! Can’t wait to check out all your other yummy recipes! xoxo

    1. Likewise, Kristy! Your stuff is great! I’m a new fan/follower of yours, too! It was about time we ‘met’ :)

  35. Amazing, Averie! You’ve combined my favorite combo into a granola bar! And I have all the ingredients on hand for a late-night Friday baking session :)

  36. These kind of remind me of trail mix in bar form–yum!! I always have a jumbo container of oats in the pantry and a pretty continuous supply of PB. My husband prefers the preservative/chemical free homemade bars (and I can always add a little protein powder for him) and they are soooo much cheaper and tastier to make yourself! Love this recipe–I just set up my ziplist account this am so this one is going in!

    1. Yes if you want to add protein powder, it will firm up the dough/batter in no time. Works as a nice little glue/binder. I don’t cook with it or use it anymore in recipes b/c then if someone doesn’t have that exact type/brand, I get too many questions but ad-lib and use some! It will be great.

      Glad you like the ziplist feature and this made the cut :)

  37. These bars look absolutely professional. I can’t get over how perfectly they’re cut. They would be prefect to send to my daughter at college, thanks for the recipe!

    1. I put everything I can into foil-lined baking pans, then I remove the foil, then I clean-cut it on the counter. Food sites pretty much will reject me on composition if I don’t. FG will occasionally take the artfully ‘chewed on’ bite taken out pic, but not often.

      If you’re sending bars, you have to send these too!

      You can skip the chocolate (but don’t) but they are really awesome and you can slice them like granola bars to make them appear healthier :)

  38. I saw these on Pinterest earlier and just knew they were yours!! I love homemade granola bars and these must be the next ones I make. Gorgeous pictures, as always!

    1. That’s funny that you knew they were mine :) I’ve had people tell me that before – that they recognize my stuff just based on pics. I guess that’s good :)

  39. Hey girl! Your granola bars look amazing. They would be a great treat to take on a hike.

    I wanted to say thank you for the sweet comment you made on Zoe’s post. All the comments made her day, and yours was especially sweet and real. My husband said, “You can tell Averie is from the Midwest, she has that midwestern spirit.” Anyway, I know Skyler is going to be your best cooking pal when she gets a bit older. Zoe wants to cook with me all the time and I just love it!

    Have a great weekend!

    1. That is so sweet of your hubs to say that. I can tell just by looking at your guys, you have that midwest spirit, too. I can honestly see you living on Lake Mtka and having a lake cabin and doing all that MN stuff. I can see you never leaving Marin, either. Who would! But I can see you up in the north woods one day again. I keep thinking about what you told me about your trip and going back there…how it felt so nice to be there.

      I don’t get comment replies from you so always forget to go back and check them out but seriously Zoe’s mousse looked better/easier than the Saveur/Bon App recipe I had been reading 12 hrs prior!

    1. thanks for the pin, sweetie! I went to your boards and then found like 10 more things to repin. You find great stuff!

  40. Oh my goooooodness. These look so delish! I love that making granola and granola bars are so easy, yet it’s silly I’ve yet to try it.

  41. I go through boxes of granola bars more quickly than I care to admit. Homemade versions of anything are always better so I’m definitely bookmarking this recipe! They look scrumptious (love that texture)!

    1. Thanks for the Pins and just started Pinterest following you. You have awesome recipes, Valerie! Not sure where I’ve been til now, but I’m on board now :)

  42. You sure do make granola bars looks good! I love the combination of peanut butter, raisins, and chocolate chips.

  43. I love how compact they are! Homemade granola bars are SO much better than store bought by a mile.

  44. Yum. I love that they are climate tested too ;-) I’ve only made granola bars once and it was one of your recipes, another no-bake (maybe that last recipe).

    1. These blow those away. They are soooo much more shelf-stable, courtesy of the climate trials/recipe test that I didn’t even plan for :) They’d even hold up in your humidity and weather!

  45. Averie! Get out of my head! Just WEdnesday I spent about an hour googling “chewy granola bars” and “peanut butter chewy no bake granola bars” and “granola bars with rice krispies” lol! What a great go-to recipe – a perfect chewy granola bar base for adding in your favorites – I LOVE your idea of adding m&ms for a fun dessert granola bar. Or what about an all peanut butter granola bar half-dipped in chocolate? My head is swirling with ideas!!

    The best part about these bars is that there are NO weird ingredients in them – I hate clicking over on yummy looking recipes to find items that you need to buy at a specialty store. I love the TJs raisin medley – it made your pumpkin granola really pop on screen and brings a pretty contrast of colors to today’s bars. You are the queen of granola bars! I can’t wait to get home tonight and start creating my own! :)

    1. I carried a bag of TJs raisin medley down to Aruba with me! I bring 1-2 bags of it with on every trip. Bringing food makes your baggage weight add up so quickly but raisins are ungodly! expensive in Aruba (dates are unheard of) and so I bring them b/c I use them in everything.

      That’s too funny about the granola bar googling situation – we are always on the same wavelength! Krispies, PB, nobake, chewy. Crazy!

      They’re so easy. I don’t dip them in choc b/c I do want more of a granola bar, not a dessert bar. Have the desserts covered in this house :) And also b/c when Skylar holds them, she gets a mitt full of chocolate (mess city!) so I keep it to a minimum but go crazy girl!

  46. I love a chewy granola bar! Your cuts are always so perfectly clean. It’s very impressive! I cut things and they looked half chewed by the time they get on the blog, ha!

    1. I put everything I can into foil-lined baking pans, then I remove the foil, then I clean-cut it on the counter. Food sites pretty much will reject me on comp if I don’t. FG will occasionally take the artfully ‘chewed on’ bite taken out pic, but not often. Finnicky little buggers :)