No time? No problem! No-Bake Crunch Bars are the answer for a quick sweet-and-salty treat! Made with your favorite corn chips and a creamy sweet peanut butter layer, these bars even come with a bonus layer of magnificent chocolate if you’re so inclined. There you have it… one amazing dessert flavor-fest, bite after bite, no oven required. Surprise yourself and your family with No-Bake Crunch Bars today. You’re just moments away from enjoying one great peanut buttery treat!

Ingredients

  • 1 (9-ounce) bag corn chips
  • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1 cup chocolate chips, optional

Directions

Step 1 –Grease a 9×13-inch baking dish.

Step 2 –Evenly pour the corn chips into the prepared baking dish, covering the bottom as much as possible.

Step 3 –In a large microwave-safe bowl with the microwave on the high setting, add the corn syrup and the sugar and microwave in 1-minute increments, stirring well after each interval, until the sugar mixture comes to a boil, about 3-4 minutes.

Step 4 –Transfer the sugar mixture from the microwave to a wire rack.

Step 5 –Add the peanut butter to the sugar mixture and stir until smooth.

Step 6 –Evenly pour the peanut butter mixture to completely cover the corn chip layer. Do not stir.

Step 7 –In a medium microwave-safe bowl with the microwave on the high setting, add the chocolate chips and microwave them in 30-second intervals, stirring well after each interval, until melted and smooth, about 1-2 minutes.

Step 8 –Evenly spread the melted chocolate chips over the top of the peanut butter layer.

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Step 9 –Let the bars cool until they are set, about 1 hour.

Step 10 –With a serrated knife, cut the cooled bars into serving-size pieces and serve.