Crunchy Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Bars

  • Author: Kristina LaRue
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 25 mins
  • Yield: 9 bars 1x


These Crunchy Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Bars are all the rage– perfect for a quick snack after school or work. Heck, they’re delicious for breakfast or to satisfy those late night PB and chocolate cravings.



  • ½ cup Crunchy Natural Peanut Butter
  • ¼ cup raw honey (or brown rice syrup)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups puffed rice cereal
  • ¼ cup dried tart cherries
  • ¼ cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • Pinch of sea salt


  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.