No-Bake Peanut Butter Cheerio Squares

These No-Bake Peanut Butter Cheerio Squares are a classic and simple treat.  Make and have them ready to enjoy in 30 minutes!

When I had the recipe card for these Peanut Butter Cheerio Squares sitting out on the kitchen counter, my daughter said, “Oh I love those…they taste like childhood”.  Those words are music to my ears…seriously the best.  I love that my kids already have fond childhood kitchen memories and they’re still kids.

No-Bake Peanut Butter Cheerio Squares

But she’s totally right…these do taste like childhood. And I’m sure many of you have had a version of these peanut butter squares before too.

No-Bake Peanut Butter Cheerio Squares

I really like this particular recipe because of the fact that it’s a no-bake recipe.  But also because you only need 4 simple ingredients to make them…butter, peanut butter, marshmallows and cheerios.  It doesn’t get much easier than that.

No-Bake Peanut Butter Cheerio Squares

You can also make these squares extra fun by adding ingredients like chopped salted peanuts or chocolate chips.  Delicious.

No-Bake Peanut Butter Cheerio Squares

So the next time you’re looking for a treat for the kids and you need something simple and quick to make, these No-Bake Peanut Butter Cheerio Squares are perfect.

No-Bake Peanut Butter Cheerio Squares

No-Bake Peanut Butter Cheerio Squares

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No-Bake Peanut Butter Cheerio Squares


  • Author: Jo-Anna Rooney
  • Prep Time: 35 minutes (includes cooling time)
  • Total Time: 35 minutes (includes cooling time)
  • Yield: 15 to 20 squares, depending on how big you cut them 1x

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These No-Bake Peanut Butter Cheerio Squares are a classic and simple treat.  Make and have them ready to enjoy in 30 minutes!


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Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 3 1/2 cups mini marshmallows
  • 4 cups cheerios

Instructions

  1. Prepare an 8×8 pan by greasing it lightly with butter.  Set aside.
  2. In a bowl measure out 4 cups of cheerios.  Set aside.
  3. In a saucepan over low/medium heat, melt the butter, peanut butter and mini marshmallows together. Stir continuously.  You only want to melt the mixture, not cook or boil it.
  4. Once everything has melted, pour the peanut butter mixture over the cheerios and mix well.
  5. Press the mixture into a greased 8 x 8 inch pan.
  6. Let cool at least 30 minutes before cutting.

No-Bake Peanut Butter Cheerio Squares Recipe Tips:

  • Add a 1/4 cup chopped salted peanuts or chocolate chips
  • I always use the unsweetened cheerios for this recipe

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Have a delicious day!

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