Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Bars

Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Bars Recipe

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Micki Smith


If you remember the delicious peanut butter bars that were served in your school cafeteria, here's your recipe! I have made these and they are super simple, delicious, and you almost always have the ingredients on hand!


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Makes 24 bars
20 Min
25 Min


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1/2 c
creamy peanut butter
1 stick
butter or margarine
1 c
self rising flour
1 1/2 c
white sugar
2 large
1 Tbsp
vanilla extract


1 1/2 c
confectioners sugar
2 Tbsp
creamy peanut butter
2 Tbsp
1 tsp

How to Make Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Bars


  • 1Put the peanut butter and butter in a saucepan over low heat to melt, do not let it boil, just warm and melt.
  • 2Remove from heat and stir in the sugar, eggs, and vanilla. Add the flour and stir to combine well.
  • 3Spread evenly into a 13X9" sheet cake pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes. Cool completely and frost.
  • 4Frosting:
    Whisk together all ingredients and spread over cooled bars.

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About Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Bars

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: Southern

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