This week has had it’s ups and downs. Let’s focus on the ups though! Like the fact that I glittered every single finger nail and it turns out that this particular polish is better than any top coat ever! I painted them on Sunday and there’s no chip in sight! Last weekend, I totally picked up my girl Cindy’s couch to replace my super sad and ripped (but super-cute mid-century) couch. Turns out I forgot what it was like to have a comfy lounge-area! Life-changing!
Today I walked into work and was handed a venti chai with my name on it. I’m getting super drink-full, but I’m pushing through it. And lately after dinner I’ve been craving chocolate, and I’ve got a freezer full of homemade crunch bars. I keep getting crumbs on my new couch (oops). But these bars are just what I’ve been needing! I’ve been snacking on them after pizza and in between sweeping and cleaning my feelings. After lunch and before shoveling a pup-path in the back yard. On my way to work and right before bed. Real quick before doing dishes, and casually while watching Netflix.
So do yourself a favor and make these crunch bars for your daily chocolate needs. They help! I promise it!
Chocolate Crunch Bars
Recipe from Mast Brothers Chocolate Cookbook
- 1 1/2 lbs. dark chocolate, chopped
- 1 stick (1/2 cup) butter
- 2 T peanut butter
- 1 T honey
- 4 cups rice krispies
- sea salt, for sprinkling
- In a double-boiler, melt the chocolate and butter together. Add peanut butter and honey. Mix in rice krispies and pour into a parchment lined 9-inch baking dish. Pop in the fridge or freezer until firm. Slice!
Yay! Click HERE for a printable pdf of the recipe above.
Package these up with wax paper, washi tape, and a dream.
65 thoughts on “Chocolate Crunch Bars”
Sounds like you had a decent week. Hope you’ve survived the polar vortex. We’ve climbed up to 0 here in Minnesota! These look awesome and I have all the ingredients (yay!) so gonna work on them tonight!
Thanks! I barely did with a dead car battery and a burst pipe in the basement! I’m dreamin’ of spring!
I really love that you eat these anytime/all the time, my kind of girl!
We know what’s up!
there is nothing that chocolate cant fix my friend. Stay warm. Hope there will be more ups this year.
They look so dark and intense. PERFECT when cravings call!
Right?! They’re a freezer staple!
I so need these in my life this week! Sending you hugs for the downs this week. I’m glad you’ve got these bars to keep a smile on your face!
Yeah girl! And thanks!
Girl you slay me with your tasty chocolate treats. I need these!
Shucks! All the chocolate, plz!
I feel like recently I’m always in a chocolate emergency!! These look great!
Me too, man!
These probably taste so much better than the raw chocolate fig bar thing I made in an effort to be less indulgent but let’s be real, ain’t nothing like real sultry chocolate. And the crunchies! Need one, stat!
Ha! I’m interested in your raw candy bar tho!
Chocolate crunch!! YAY!! These look addicting and all that chocolate is making me want some! Yes!!
Yeah girl! I bet you’d love them.
I love how easy these are! Bet they are delicious, too. Thanks for sharing 🙂
Man these would be the perfect way to satisfy those chocolate cravings! I need this in my life. Always.
Yes! I keep chompin’ them right outta the freezer!
GIRL! I wish my freezer were full of these instead of old ice cubes and freezer dust.
Ha! But your life will be full of Voodoo Donuts soon!
Oh my! I think I have everything in the house to make these and they look so good! And I really have to get myself some of that Julep nail polish!
Yeah! To both!
I agree with Katrina – it’s always a chocolate emergency here at my house. 😉
Give me, give me, give me! Oh my these look good.
If we were neighbors I’d share like whoa.
I need these right now! That stick shape + dark chocolate..perfection
Perfect! Love the cute packaging too, washi tape makes the world go around 🙂
Thanks! Washi tape saves the day again!
I always have chocolate cravings, especially where dark chocolate is involved. Saving!
Yes! The darker the better!
Followed the link from How Sweet It Is and made these TODAY! Easy and delicious! Will be keeping up with your postings now.
Oh yay! Glad you found me!
Oh wow! These look incredible!
You’re the dang best! I’m making these as soon as I get my hands on a couple pounds of (good quality) dark chocolate. Any recs?
I generally use the GIANT over a pound dark chocolate bar from Trader Joe’s. <3
Well, that’s easy enough! Thank you!
OMG! These are the best! I won’t let Lauren or Nicole near them. You are the best!!!
Don’t bother sharing! 🙂
Drat! They sniffed out the goodies and I had to share. So yummy!
Do you think these would work without the peanut butter?
Yeah! I bet they sure would!
Dang it! I tried to wait 2 more weeks until after I deliver this baby to make these, but I lost that battle big time. Oh well, at least the scolding from my doctor will be worth it. Oh, and the Loui’s Pizza post from date night in 2011…how have I lived in Metro Detroi y entire life and not known about that place. I informed my dad today of the an “emergency”. That I need to eat there immediately.
I made these over the weekend. I used an organic cocoa brown rice version of rice krispies. Pretty darn boss.
Tip for anyone who makes these: Use a sharp knife to cut them. Otherwise you will end up with a crumbly cut.
I need this in my life immediately! Wonder what the calorie count may be… does it matter? Ha. Making tomorrow, stat!
These look sooooooo incredible, and so so easy. I’m definitely going to need to make them soon. xx Jen @ foodloveandlifeblog.blogspot.com
Can I replace the peanut butter with something (or leave it out)? My 14 y.o. daughter has a severe peanut & nut allergy so she wouldn’t be able to have them. She & I love to share sweet treats together. Any suggestions? Thanks, Tracey
Just skip it! Feel free to add marshmallow tho! That could be super tasty.