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Nutter Butter Special K Bars Recipe

You are going to love these delicious No Bake Nutter Butter Special K Bars.  They are the perfect dessert when you don’t have a lot of time.  The bottom layer has a whole package of Nutter Butter Cookies.
Prep Time45 mins
Cook Time6 mins
Total Time51 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cereal bars, nutter butter
Servings: 24
Calories: 253kcal


  • Mixing Bowl
  • Saucepan
  • 9x13-inch Baking Pan


  • 16 ounces Nutter Butter Cookies
  • 4 cups Special K Cereal
  • ½ cup butter
  • 1 cup Karo syrup
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


  • ½ cup butter softened
  • 3 Tablespoons cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 Tablespoons milk
  • 3 cups powdered sugar more or less if needed


  • Blend the nutter butter cookies in a food processor until they are all small crumbs.
  • In a big bowl combine the cookie crumbs and cereal.
  • In a sauce pan melt the butter.
  • Add in the Karo syrup and brown sugar. Cook over medium heat and bring to a boil.
  • Remove from heat and add in the peanut butter and vanilla. Stir well.
  • Pour over the cookie/cereal mixture in the big bowl and mix in until blended.
  • Press into a lightly greased 9 x 13 inch pan. Let cool.


  • Blend the softened butter, cocoa, vanilla, milk, and powdered sugar until smooth and creamy. If the frosting is too thin add more powdered sugar. If it's too thick add a little more milk.
  • Spread the frosting over the cooled bars. Slice and serve.


Calories: 253kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 139mg | Potassium: 69mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 36g | Vitamin A: 322IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 2mg