Peanut Butter Squares

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Cynthia Brogan

By
@cyncloud9

Found this recipe in a Taste of Home booklet.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
makes 2 dozen
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
25 Min

Ingredients

1 c
shortening
1 c
sugar
1 c
packed brown sugar
2/3 c
peanut butter
2 large
eggs
1/3 c
water
1 tsp
vanilla extract
2 c
all purpose flour
1 1/2 c
quick cooking oats
1 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt

ICING

1/3 c
butter, softened
2/3 c
peanut butter
2 c
confectioners' sugar
1/3 c
milk

How to Make Peanut Butter Squares

Step-by-Step

  • 1In a large mixing bowl, cream sugars, shortening and peanut butter.
  • 2Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • 3Add water and vanilla; mix well.
  • 4Combine the dry ingredients and then mix wet and dry ingredients until combined.
  • 5Pour into a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1in. baking pan.
  • 6Bake at 325 for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
  • 7In a small mixing bowl, beat the icing ingredients until smooth. Pour over warm bars. Cool.

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About Peanut Butter Squares

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy