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:

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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In 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.
2
Spread 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.
3
Cool 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