We’ve cracked the code on how to get your kids to eat whole grains! All you need are four ingredients—honey, peanut butter, puffed rice cereal and some old-fashioned rolled oats—to make our no-bake peanut butter oat bars.

Five minutes of prep and one minute in the microwave—you heard that right! This recipe is practically one-and-done. The results are addicting—it’s hard to believe these bars are actually good for you—and they’re so filling! It’s a great breakfast, after-school treat or an easy snack for your busy life.

No-Bake Peanut Butter Oat Squares Recipe

Some freshly made no-bake peanut butter oat squares

No-Bake Peanut Butter Oat Bars Recipe

Four ingredients. No-bake required. Now we have your attention, try this no-bake peanut butter oat bars recipe for an easy and delicious snack!


Yield: 16 squares
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  • 1 cup peanut butter, chunky or creamy
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 2 cups old-fashioned oats, rolled oats
  • 1 cup puffed rice cereal


  • Coat an 8" or 9" square baking dish lightly with cooking spray then set aside.
  • Add peanut butter and honey to a medium-sized, microwave-safe bowl then heat in 30-second intervals until hot.
  • Stir until smooth then add oats and puffed rice cereal. Transfer to prepared pan and press into an even layer. Refrigerate until set then cut into squares and enjoy.


You can use infused honey to add a little extra flavor, or a mild honey for a moderate palette.
Calories: 175kcal, Carbohydrates: 19g, Protein: 6g, Fat: 9g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.4g, Monounsaturated Fat: 0.4g, Sodium: 65mg, Potassium: 139mg, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 8g
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No Bake Peanut Butter Oat Bars Recipe