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The rich peanut butter base for these delicious bars can be made ahead and frozen according to the recipe. Before guests arrive, simply thaw and top with jam and strawberries for a last-minute dessert.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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prep:
25 mins
bake:
25 mins
total:
50 mins
Yield:
24 bars
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Line 13x9x2-inch baking pan with foil, extending foil beyond the edges. Set aside.

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  • In large mixing bowl beat butter and peanut butter on medium to high for 30 seconds. Beat in sugars, baking powder, and salt until combined. Add eggs and vanilla; beat until combined. Beat in as much flour as you can with mixer. Stir in remaining flour.

  • Spread dough in prepared pan. Bake 25 minutes or until top is lightly browned and toothpick inserted near center comes out clean.

  • Cool completely on rack. Remove from pan by lifting foil. Spread jam and top with berries. Cut into bars. Serve at once or refrigerate up to 6 hours. Makes 24 bars.

Tips

Wrap the peanut butter base in foil; store at room temperature up to 24 hours. Before serving, top with jam and berries. Or freeze the peanut butter base in a freezer container up to 3 months.

Nutrition Facts

225 calories; fat 10g; cholesterol 33mg; saturated fat 5g; carbohydrates 30g; mono fat 4g; poly fat 1g; insoluble fiber 1g; sugars 18g; protein 4g; vitamin a 194.4IU; vitamin c 14.2mg; thiamin 0.1mg; riboflavin 0.1mg; niacin equivalents 1.8mg; vitamin b6 0.1mg; folate 36.3mcg; vitamin b12 0.1mcg; sodium 143mg; potassium 126mg; calcium 50.5mg; iron 1.1mg.
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