Peanut Butter Chips and Jelly Bars

Peanut Butter Chips and Jelly Bars

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SKILL LEVEL : beginnerPREP TIME : 15  Minutes

Ingredients

  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories240
Calories from Fat100
Total Fat11 g17% DV
Saturated Fat8 g40% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol30 mg10% DV
Sodium120 mg5% DV
Total Carbohydrates31 g10% DV
Dietary Fiber0.0 g0% DV
Sugars21 g
Protein5 g
Vitamin A4% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg0% DV
Iron2% DV
  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories240
Calories from Fat100
Total Fat11 g17% DV
Saturated Fat8 g40% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol30 mg10% DV
Sodium120 mg5% DV
Total Carbohydrates31 g10% DV
Dietary Fiber0.0 g0% DV
Sugars21 g
Protein5 g
Vitamin A4% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg0% DV
Iron2% DV
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine (1 stick)cold
  • 1 egg , beaten
  • 3/4 cup grape jelly
  • 1-2/3 cups REESE'S Peanut Butter Chips (10-oz. pkg.) , divided

Directions

  • 1. Heat oven to 375°F. Grease 9-inch square baking pan.
  • 2. Stir together flour, sugar and baking powder; cut in butter with pastry blender or fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in beaten egg until blended.
  • 3. Reserve 1 cup mixture; press remaining mixture onto bottom of prepared pan. Stir jelly to soften; spread evenly over crust. Sprinkle 1 cup peanut butter chips over jelly. Stir remaining 2/3 cup chips into reserved crumb mixture; sprinkle over top.
  • 4. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Cut into bars. Makes 16 bars.
  • HIGH ALTITUDE DIRECTIONS:
  • Increase flour to 1-1/2 cups plus 1 tablespoon.
  • Add 1 tablespoon water with egg.
  • Do not change baking time or temperature.

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