Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Peanut Butter and Jelly Bars



2 sticks butter at room temp
1 1/2 c sugar
1 tsp vanilla
2 large eggs at room temp
2 c peanut butter
3 c flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 1/2 tsp salt
1 1/2 c raspberry or strawberry jam
2/3 c chopped peanuts (opt)
Spray 9X13 pan, line with parchment paper, spray  paper. Preheat oven to 350

Cream butter and sugar, add vanilla and eggs, mix well then stir in peanut butter.
In separate bowl sift flour, b powder and salt, Add to creamed mixture until combined. Spread 2/3 dough in pan. Next spread jam ( you can heat in microwave a little to thin if you like).
Place remaining dough in small dollops over jam, sprinkle with chopped peanuts. Bake 45 min.
This are a great snack for your peanut butter lover!

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6 comments:

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

I'll bet these are just lovely-enjoy:@)

The Fajdich Times said...

Great recipe......I'll be trying these soon:)

Brens Bright Corner said...

luv this idea!!

Mimi's Kitchen said...

Love PB&J and now I can have it for dessert too. Yahoo!
Mimi

Allison @ Alli 'n Son said...

Brilliant! I think everyone in my family would enjoy these.

I hope you'll stop by and share your recipe with Sweet Tooth Friday! http://alli-n-son.com/2011/06/16/midnight-craving-cupcakes/

LambAround said...

I'm bookmarking this to make for our next anniversary. We still joke about the toast Sexy Nerd's best friend made at our wedding, saying we are just like peanut butter and jelly!

You know that fancy Best in Show award on your sidebar? There's more fun in store! I have a surprise waiting for you on my blog this morning :)

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