Buckeye Bars

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


6-1/2 dozen

Updated: May. 06, 2023
“This is my mom’s recipe and it’s a regular in our house. So easy and quick—it makes a wonderful treat anytime of year," says Rachel Dillon of Flemington, New Jersey.


  • 1 cup butter, cubed
  • 1-1/2 cups creamy peanut butter, divided
  • 3-3/4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 5 Nestlé Crunch candy bars (1.55 ounces each), chopped


  1. In a large microwave-safe bowl, combine butter and 1 cup peanut butter. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 1 minute or until butter is melted, stirring once. Beat in confectioners' sugar. Spread into a 13-in. x 9-in. pan coated with cooking spray.
  2. In a microwave, melt candy bars and remaining peanut butter; stir until smooth. Spread over peanut butter layer. Refrigerate until cool.
  3. Cut into 1-1/2-in. x 1-in. bars. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 87 calories, 6g fat (2g saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 43mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.