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Healthy No Bake Peanut Butter Chews

This healthy version of classic peanut butter chews taste even better than the original!  Ready in 20 minutes or less-makes the perfect after school snack.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12
Calories: 207kcal


  • 3 cups whole grain cereal, coarsely crushed
  • 2 tablespoon ground flaxseed
  • cup brown sugar substitute
  • ½ cup honey
  • ¾ cup natural peanut butter
  • ¼ cup chocolate chips optional


  • Combine cereal and flaxseed meal in a large bowl. Set aside.
  • In a small sauce pan, stir together brown sugar and honey over medium heat until combined well and sugar is dissolved.  Add peanut butter and stir until melted and smooth.
  • Pour over cereal mixture and stir to combine.
  • Press evenly into 8 X 8 pan and allow to cool.
  • Drizzle with melted chocolate if desired.


Expert tips:
  • Lightly grease your pan to help make cleanup easy.
  • Leave the cereal uncrushed to make your chews crunchy.
  • Be sure to use ground flaxseed rather than whole seeds to get the most health benefits.


Calories: 207kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 38mg | Potassium: 134mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 78mg | Iron: 1mg