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Easy, quick, and addicting, Peanut Butter Rice Krispie Cookies take one pan, 5 ingredients, and less than 15 minutes to make. This no-bake cookie is a classic peanut butter dessert with a rich, chewy texture and is super easy to make.

Peanut Butter Rice Krispie Cookies


These sweet and chewy no-bake cookies are great for last-minute get-togethers, school lunches, and after-school snacks.

This recipe is so easy for even beginner cooks or kids to make. You don’t even have to heat the oven!

 Peanut Butter Cookies


  • Sugar. Use granulated white sugar.
  • Corn syrup.
  • Vanilla extract.
  • Peanut butter. Crunchy or Smooth. As well, you can sub any butter like almond butter or cashew butter if you wish.
  • Rice Krispie cereal.
  • Salt (optional).
  • You can also add mini chocolate chips, coconut, M&Ms, or toffee chips.
  • You can sub cheerios or rolled oats for the Rice Krispie cereal.

Peanut Butter Rice Krispie Cookies


These cookies are also ridiculously simple to throw together when you need a quick and simple dessert. You only need five ingredients and 10 minutes to make!

  1. First, bring sugar and syrup to a low boil.
  2. Next, stir in peanut butter and vanilla.
  3. After the peanut butter melts, add the cereal.
  4. Drop by spoonfuls on waxed or parchment paper. 
  5. Sprinkle sea salt over the top before they harden.

Krispie bars

How do I store these cookies for the best results?

Store them in an airtight container or a zip-top bag at room temperature for one week. Or store them like this for 2 weeks in the fridge.

These no-bake cookies freeze great. Be sure to write the date you either put them in or the date they need to be used by (be consistent and you’ll always know when you need to use it.) They can be kept frozen for 3 months.


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Peanut Butter Rice Krispie Cookies by Call Me PMc

Peanut Butter Rice Krispie Cookies

These no-bake cookies are sweet, chewy, crunchy, and easy-to-make!!
Author: Paula
5 from 13 votes
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 minute
Servings: 30 cookies



  • Before getting started, make sure to gather all of your ingredients and measure everything out. Line a couple of large baking sheets with parchment paper
  • Add sugar and syrup in a saucepan over medium heat. Stirring often, bring to a low boil and cook for one minute. 
  • Remove from heat and add the vanilla and peanut butter. Stir until peanut butter is melted and the mixture is smooth.
  • Stir in the cereal and mix until all of the cereal are coated with the mixture and everything is well combined.
  • Drop spoonfuls of the mixture onto the prepared baking sheets. Allow to cool for about 1 hour or until the cookies have firmed up. The cookies will continue to firm up more the longer they cool. Enjoy!
  • Sprinkle with salt if desired
  • Store in an airtight container on the countertop for 1 week.


Calories: 120kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 59mg | Potassium: 52mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 186IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 1mg
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  1. 5 stars
    Fast and tasty. My grandmother uses to make a version with corn flakes. Thank you for a summer time cookie,without the oven.

  2. 5 stars
    Yum! No bake cookies are lifesavers in the summertime. These were absolutely scrumptious! The crispy crunch texture was fantastic.

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