I’m sort of cheating on you today.

No Bake Peanut Butter S'mores Squares I howsweeteats.com

This is simply a rework of those peanut butter marshmallow squares that I shared a few weeks ago, just trashed up with some chocolate and graham crackers since I’m a s’mores fanatic. Nothing new, nothing too exciting, nothing insanely creative. Big fat cheater, yes I am.

Oh, and um… those squares? Like every single one of you have been eating them all your life, leaving me to feel extremely deprived. My childhood was freakishly missing out. I’m completely looney toons. Did no one love me enough to feed me melted peanut butter and marshmallows? Waaaaah.

No Bake Peanut Butter S'mores Squares I howsweeteats.com

But all this whining can’t even compete with how scrumptious these little squares are. They have SO MUCH texture. And they are like, the easiest things in the world to make, and you don’t even need to turn on the oven in the crazy summer heat. Seriously, who wants to heat up their house when it’s 95 degrees outside? Uh… check please. No additional heat here.

I turn into a MON.STER.

No Bake Peanut Butter S'mores Squares I howsweeteats.com

So THIS is how I really wanted to make the squares the first time around. Super s’more-sie and absolutely huge. I mean, you can barely open your mouth up wide enough to take a bite. So wrong… and so totally right.

No Bake Peanut Butter S'mores Squares I howsweeteats.com

No Bake Peanut Butter S’mores Squares

[adapted from the peanut butter marshmallow squares]

makes one 9×13 pan

2 cups creamy peanut butter

1/2 cup unsalted butter

1 1/2 (11-ounce) bags of chocolate chips

2 10.5-ounce bags mini marshmallows

1 sleeve of graham crackers, coarsely chopped and crushed

Heat a large pot over low heat and add peanut butter, butter and 1 bag of chocolate chips. Constantly stir until totally melted – this will take about 10 minutes, but eventually everything will melt. Remove from heat and set aside to cool for about 15-20 more minutes. I find this works when the mixture is really completely cool, but not solid.

Fold in marshmallows, graham crackers and remaining chocolate chis  until evenly coated and distributed – some of it may melt, and that’s fine. Spray a 9×13 pan with nonstick spray, then spread mixture in the pan. Let sit at room temperature for a few hours to firm up, or place in the fridge. Note: mine are a bit thicker because I used a 11×6 pan.

No Bake Peanut Butter S'mores Squares I howsweeteats.com

Time to get on this.

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109 Responses to “No Bake Peanut Butter S’mores Squares.”

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    Erin @ Dinners, Dishes, and Desserts — June 12, 2012 @ 5:37 pm

    I think I could suffer through not being able to open my mouth wide enough for these – incredible!

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    Lisa — June 12, 2012 @ 5:42 pm

    Oh lord. Like all of my favorite things combined? Minus coolwhip- but I could always put that on top for giggles ;)
    haha love your recipes!

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    Stephanie — June 12, 2012 @ 7:22 pm

    So glad these are no bake!

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    courtney — June 12, 2012 @ 8:19 pm

    you are crazy and hilarious, and i think if i lived in pa we would be best friends! or are we already best friends? because i believe that if you read someone else’s blog you are totally best friends without even knowing each other! girl, you are awesome!

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    • Meg — June 13th, 2012 @ 2:51 am

      haha me too, when i talk about peoples blog i always talk about them as if we’re really good friends

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    luv what you do — June 12, 2012 @ 9:14 pm

    Wow!
    Those look fantastic! That’s not cheating at all…it’s called creativity : )
    I will definitely be making these. I love me some S’mores!

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    Christie — June 12, 2012 @ 9:39 pm

    You’re the devil I love all things S’mores.. I love you, devil.

    These will be made, and soon.

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    Becki — June 12, 2012 @ 10:41 pm

    OMG! I made these just the other day for a work party! It’s so crazy that you just posted a recipe for them!

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    Kristen — June 12, 2012 @ 10:58 pm

    Love the addition of peanut butter. I have a similar recipe from my mom that uses Golden Grahams cereal and a little corn syrup. Always a big hit when I take it anywhere! Remarkably, I’ve never thought to use ACTUAL graham crackers!

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    Anneka — June 12, 2012 @ 11:23 pm

    I’ve made similar (no PB) with Golden Grahams. Easier than messing with graham cracker bits and super tasty.

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    Ashley @ Wishes and Dishes — June 13, 2012 @ 12:57 am

    No-bake desserts are so awesome during the summer – keep the kitchen nice and cool. I love s’mores! My fave!

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    Stephanie — June 13, 2012 @ 3:48 am

    NO.FREAKIN.WAY.
    The one day I don’t read your blog would be the day you make exactly what I’m craving, huh?
    Looks like this is gonna be bookmarked as post-wedding nomnoms:) Whee!

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    Meki — June 13, 2012 @ 5:13 am

    me and my man made this for tonight. we love it! wille at it with rocky road ice cream OMG

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    Debbie D — June 13, 2012 @ 9:27 am

    Hey, I just got a new phone (no this is not a commercial)–Droid Razr Maxx. It has an application on there that links up with my bluetooth (have a speaker one in the car). I can always find my car! It tells me where my car is so I never have to freak out and try to remember where I parked it in huge parking lots. Saves my nerves and adds a few more years to my life. Perhaps your cell phone can do the same thing. Oh, and I am very cell phone challenged and it was VERY easy to set up!

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    Moni Meals — June 13, 2012 @ 11:11 am

    You read my mind with these! I’m making smores this weekend, I might have to try this one instead. love that they are no bake,simple, easy, and fast, you’re awesome. :)

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    Christine — June 13, 2012 @ 12:51 pm

    Hahaha. I just love you.

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    Frankey — June 13, 2012 @ 2:39 pm

    I dare you to use giant marshmallows instead. They are a lot more luscious and epic that way.

    Or replace the graham crackers and peanut butter with walnuts to make old fashion Rocky Road like my Great Aunt taught me to make in her San Francisco candy store.

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    Denise and Laura — June 13, 2012 @ 3:00 pm

    I really do love no bake dishes. These look so good!

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    Liz @ iheartvegetables — June 13, 2012 @ 6:26 pm

    Holy guacamole, these look amazing!

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    caroline — June 13, 2012 @ 11:45 pm

    NO BAKE! plus getting a little “fondue” treat along the way… i likie :)

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    Darcy — June 14, 2012 @ 12:50 am

    I saw this recipe and I knew my life wouldn’t be complete until I made them! So make them I did. SO DELICIOUS! I used chunky pb as that is what I had and cause I was feeling dangerous threw in some rice krispies. If that is wrong I don’t wanna be right. Thanks for the great recipe! Love you site :)

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    Jim In Holland — June 14, 2012 @ 2:36 am

    For those of us living outside the US and who need to substitute or make our own graham crackers (yes, it’s been done…) exactly how much IS 1 sleeve of graham crackers anyway?

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    • Jessica — June 14th, 2012 @ 7:02 am

      8 sheets, so 16 square crackers!

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      • Jim in Holland — June 14th, 2012 @ 10:56 am

        Whoops – I meant how many grams or ounces is that?

        • Stefanie — June 26th, 2012 @ 1:02 pm

          Looks like it would be just under 5 oz.

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    Jenn — June 15, 2012 @ 3:05 pm

    OMG how do you wait for this yummy, gooey deliciousness to cool. My little Sophie and I are dipping graham crackers in it….so tasty!

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    Chris — June 15, 2012 @ 10:32 pm

    Just spent a week making microwave s’mores in a bag at VBS for the food shelf. I’ve got a gallon bag of broken graham crackers and chocolate bars….now I know what I’m going to make! Awesome! :)

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    Hillary Valentino — June 15, 2012 @ 11:28 pm

    Made these yesterday to bring into work today! Absolute hit! Thank you!!

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    Chrissy — June 17, 2012 @ 5:30 pm

    This would be one of your many posts that make my mouth fall open and go, Is she freaking serious?!

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    Meghan — June 26, 2012 @ 10:06 pm

    Whoa! This recipe has a lot of ingredients!!1 I didn’t notice until the butter, pb and chocolate were melting in the pan. With only one bag of marshmallows, I had to improvise, hope they turn out!! I am sure even a crumbly mess will still taste good! Thanks!!

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    Lyndsy — July 19, 2012 @ 5:08 pm

    i made these for my boyfriends b*day and they were the hit of the party! so amazing and so easy! thanks for sharing!!

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    jessi — February 2, 2013 @ 8:22 pm

    this recipe is seriously amazing!! the first time i made it my husband and i devoured it over the course of a week. now i’m making it for my superbowl party, yay! thanks for the recipe!!

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    Emma — March 31, 2013 @ 8:54 am

    Making these for easter sunday and super excited but have no cooking spray. Will a teensy bit of butter work? Help!!

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    Simone — August 2, 2013 @ 8:35 am

    I made these the other night and learned a few lessons (1) Don’t try to cut up big marshmallows to substitute mini marshmallows [unless the intent is to melt them]. (2) Don’t live in such a humid place where graham crackers, although packaged, get so soft. My graham crackers soaked up all of the peanut butter and chocolate. However, although they didn’t look great like yours, I have a feeling they tasted the same because they were AMAZING.

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    Andy701 — August 30, 2013 @ 6:28 pm

    Wow! These were fantastic.

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    laura — October 23, 2013 @ 9:40 pm

    these look unreal, and that means delish. let’s say i’m making these for someone who is, unfortunately, allergic to peanut butter… is nutella the best substitute? or is there another recommendation?

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