peanut butter bars

Healthy Peanut Butter Bars Recipe

These no-bake chocolate peanut butter bars are super easy and healthy dessert made from four gluten-free and vegan simple ingredients like peanut butter, oatmeal, maple syrup, and chocolate chips. They taste like a Reese’s peanut butter cup but made healthier!

Prep: 5Cook: 5Total: 10 minutes
Yield 12 bars 1x



  • 1 cup salted peanut butter (if not salted, add in a pinch)
  • 1/4 cup + 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 3/4 cup oat flour certified gluten-free (1 cup almond flour also works here)



  1. In a medium bowl, mix together peanut butter, maple syrup, and oat flour until well combined.
  2. Press mixture into an 8×8 dish.
  3. Pour chocolate chips and remaining peanut butter into a microwave safe dish and microwave on 30 second increments until chips are melted.
  4. Pour melted chocolate peanut butter mixture over peanut butter base.
  5. Place in freezer for one hour, then cut and serve.
  6. Store in fridge or freezer!
Author: Erin MorrisseyCategory: dessert, snackMethod: no-bakeCuisine: AmericanDiet: Gluten Free