Peanut Butter & Jelly Bars

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Kaye Dunn

By
@Dollmakervbar

I pinched this from My Recipes Daily Indulgence. Hubby loves Peanut Butter & Jelly and this hit the spot!
I used Dry Roasted Peanuts and pulsed them lightly in my mini food processor.
I didn't have unsalted butter, so I used salted and left out the salt in the recipe.
You could use any sort of preserves that you like.
Enjoy!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
24 Bars
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 stick
    (1/4 lb) unsalted butter (softened)
  • 3/4 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1 large
    egg (at room temperature)
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 c
    creamy peanut butter
  • 1 1/2 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 1/2 c
    strawberry preserves
  • 2/3 c
    salted peanuts
  • 2/3 c
    peanut butter chips

How to Make Peanut Butter & Jelly Bars

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350. Butter and lightly flour a 9 x 13 inch baking pan.
  2. Using an electric mixer on medium speed, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Lower speed, add egg and mix thoroughly.
  3. In a separate bowl, sift flour, baking powder and salt. On low speed, slowly add flour mixture to peanut butter mixture. Mix until combined. Set aside 1/2 cup of dough.
  4. Using your fingertips, press remaining dough into an even layer in the pan. Spread preserves over dough. Crumble reserved 1/2 cup dough over preserves and then sprinkle with peanuts and peanut butter chips.
  5. Bake until golden and bubbly, 45 minutes. Cool on a wire rack and cut into bars.

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About Peanut Butter & Jelly Bars

Course/Dish: Cookies, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: American




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