No-Bake Peanut Butter Crispy Treats

By Meghan McGarry
Classic crispy treats get even better with the addition of creamy peanut butter! Topped with chocolate and a sprinkle of sea salt, these no-bake treats are always a hit.
  • Course: Dessert


  • coarse sea salt
  • crispy rice cereal
  • dark or semisweet chocolate chips
  • light corn syrup
  • peanut butter
  • pinch of salt
  • sugar
  • Vanilla Extract


  1. Grease a 9x13-inch pan and line with parchment paper.
  2. Place cereal in a large mixing bowl and set aside.
  3. In 2 Qt. saucepan, cook sugar and corn syrup over medium heat until sugar is dissolved. Do not let mixture boil.
  4. Remove from heat and stir in peanut butter, vanilla extract and pinch of salt.
  5. Pour mixture over crispy rice cereal and stir until everything is well coated and combined.
  6. Transfer to prepared pan and press down evenly.
  7. To prepare topping, melt chocolate and spread evenly on top. Sprinkle with coarse sea salt.
  8. Refrigerate bars for about an hour so chocolate can set up. Cut bars and enjoy at room temperature.