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Peanut Butter Rocky Road Bars

Peanut Butter Rocky Road Bars

Peanut Butter Rocky Road Bars - a quick & easy, no bake, old fashioned favourite with marshmallows suspended in a luscious combination of peanut butter and chocolate; with the crunch of roasted peanuts too, if you like.
Course Cookies
Cuisine North American
Keyword chocolate, marshmallow, peanut butter
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 24 cookie bars
Calories 224 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup smooth peanut butter
  • 2 cups chocolate chips
  • 10 oz bag mini marshmallows 250g
  • 1 cup roasted peanuts optional
  • 1/2 cup dried unsweetened or sweetened coconut optional
US Customary - Metric

Instructions

  1. Lightly grease a 9x9 pan and line with parchment paper. You can dust the bottom with 1/4 cup of the coconut if you are using it.
  2. In a medium saucepan, melt the butter and peanut butter together, then melt in the chocolate chips. As soon as the chocolate chips are melted, take it off the heat. You do not want to overheat this mixture.
  3. Add the marshmallows and peanuts to a large mixing bowl.
  4. Pour in the chocolate mixture and fold until the marshmallows are all covered in the chocolate mixture.
  5. Spread into the prepared pan and sprinkle the other 1/4 cup of dried coconut on top if you are using it.
  6. Chill for 3-4 hours before cutting into squares or bars. I find that a serrated bread knife works well.
  7. Store in airtight containers. These will freeze quite well.

Recipe Notes

Use salted peanuts for a sweet and salty version; one of my faves!


The nutritional information provided is automatically calculated by third party software and is meant as a guideline only. Exact accuracy is not guaranteed. For recipes where all ingredients may not be used entirely, such as those with coatings on meats, or with sauces or dressings for example, calorie & nutritional values per serving will likely be somewhat lower than indicated.

Nutrition Facts
Peanut Butter Rocky Road Bars
Amount Per Serving (1 cookie bar)
Calories 224 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g 18%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 9mg 3%
Sodium 112mg 5%
Potassium 110mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 24g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 17g
Protein 4g 8%
Vitamin A 2.2%
Vitamin C 0.1%
Calcium 2.8%
Iron 3.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.