FRESH STRAWBERRY BARS

Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

Everyone is bound to love these bars, especially the kids. Make these in less than an hour for a quick dessert or snack.
Recipe & photo: bhg.com


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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
Makes 24 bars
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
25 Min

Ingredients

3/4 c
butter, softened
3/4 c
peanut butter
1 c
packed brown sugar
1/2 c
granulated sugar
2 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
salt
2
eggs
1 tsp
vanilla extract
2 1/4 c
all purpose flour
1/2 c
strawberry jam
4 c
small whole strawberries, halved or quartered

Step-By-Step

1In a large mixing bowl beat butter and peanut butter on medium to high for 30 seconds. Beat in sugars, baking powder, and salt until combined. Add eggs and vanilla; beat until combined. Beat in as much flour as you can with mixer. Stir in remaining flour.

2Spread dough in a foil-lined 13x9x2-inch baking pan, extending foil beyond edges. Bake in a preheated 350-degree oven for about 25 minutes or until top is lightly browned and toothpick inserted near center comes out clean.

3Cool completely on rack. Remove from pan by lifting foil. Spread jam over crust and top with berries. Cut into bars. Serve at once or chill up to 6 hours.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Other Desserts
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #sweet, #peanutty