Yummy No-Bake Bars

Yummy No-Bake Bars
Photo: Scott Little
Prep Time:
30 mins
Chill Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 30 mins
64 bars


  • 1 cup granulated sugar

  • 1 cup light-color corn syrup

  • 2 cup peanut butter

  • 3 cup crisp rice cereal

  • 3 cup cornflakes

  • ¾ cup butter

  • 4 cup powdered sugar

  • 2 4-serving size packages vanilla instant pudding and pie filling mix

  • ¼ cup milk

  • 1 12 ounce package semisweet chocolate pieces

  • ½ cup butter


  1. Line a 15x10x1-inch baking pan with foil, extending the foil over the edges of the pan; set aside.

  2. In a large saucepan combine granulated sugar and corn syrup; heat and stir just until mixture boils around edges. Heat and stir for 1 minute more. Remove from heat. Stir in peanut butter until melted. Using a wooden spoon, stir in rice cereal and cornflakes until coated. Press mixture into the bottom of prepared pan.

  3. For pudding layer, in a medium saucepan melt the 3/4 cup butter. Stir in powdered sugar, pudding mix, and milk. Spread pudding mixture over cereal layer; set aside.

  4. For frosting, in a small saucepan combine chocolate pieces and the 1/2 cup butter; heat and stir over low heat until melted. Spread frosting over pudding layer. Loosely cover and chill about 1 hour or until set. To serve, use foil to lift uncut bars from pan. Place on a cutting board; cut into bars.

To Store:

Layer bars between waxed paper in an airtight storage container; cover. Store in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

175 Calories
9g Fat
23g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Calories 175
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 133mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 8%
Total Sugars 18g
Protein 2g
Calcium 10.1mg 1%
Iron 0.4mg 2%
Potassium 77mg 2%
Folate, total 12.1mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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