Crunchy Peanut Butter Candy Bar
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Crunchy Peanut Butter Candy Bar

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These easy no-bake peanut butter candy bars are so chewy and delicious! Whip them up whenever you're craving a sweet treat! 


  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 ¼ cup light corn syrup
  • 1 cup HomePlate Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 6 cups rice cereal 
  • 1 cup butterscotch chips
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips


  1. Coat a 13 x 9-inch baking pan with cooking spray.
  2. Combine sugar and corn syrup in a large saucepan. Cook over medium-low heat, stirring frequently, until melted. Do not bring to a boil. Add peanut butter and vanilla. Stir until smooth. Remove from heat.
  3. Measure cereal into a large mixing bowl. Add peanut butter mixture; stir until thoroughly coated. Press onto the bottom of the prepared baking pan.
  4. Microwave butterscotch morsels and semi-sweet chocolate chips in a large, uncovered, microwave-safe bowl for one minute; stir. Microwave at additional 15-second intervals, stirring in between, until the mixture is smooth. Spread over cereal mixture.
  5. Refrigerate for 20 minutes or until the topping is firm. Cut into bars and enjoy!