Southern Peanut Bars Recipe

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Southern Peanut Bars

Carol Junkins

By
@CarolAJ

This is an old recipe I have ~ easy and fun to make with kids and for kids. Well adults too! Enjoy!


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Serves:

9 X 9 " pan

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 1/4 c
sifted all purpose flour
2 Tbsp
confectioners' sugar
1/3 c
butter or margarine
2
eggs
3/4 c
firmly packed brown sugar
1/4 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
3
snicker peanut munch bars (or just snicker bars) chopped (or 10 fun size bars)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine 1 cup flour and confectioners sugar in a bowl. Cut in butter or margarine with a pastry blender uneil mixture resembles cornmeal.
2
Sprinkle mixture on bottom of 9x9x2-inch baking pan; pat down firmly.
3
Bake at 375 degrees F for 10 minutes, or until golden. Lower heat to 325 degrees F.
4
Beat eggs, brown sugar, remaining 1/4 cup of flour, baking powder and vanilla in bowl. Stir in bars.
Pour mixture over bottom layer.
5
Bake 20 minutes, or until brown.
Cool in pan on wire rack, then cut into bars.
Garnish with colored coconut, if you wish.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American