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Home > Recipes > Peanut Butter Chips and Jelly Bars

Peanut Butter Chips and Jelly Bars Recipe

Peanut Butter Chips and Jelly Bars
  • Fun for Kids

  • Quick & Easy

  • Beginner

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Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 bar
Servings per Recipe: 16

  Amount Per Serving %DV *
Calories 250 -
Calories from Fat 100 -
Total Fat 11g 17% DV
Saturated Fat 6g 30% DV
Trans Fat 0g -
Cholesterol 25mg 8% DV
Sodium 125mg 5% DV
Total Carbohydrates 33g 11% DV
Dietary Fiber 0g 0% DV
Sugars 17g -
Protein 5g -
Vitamin A - 4% DV
Vitamin C - 0% DV
Calcium - 2% DV
Iron - 4% DV

*Percent Daily Values (% DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick)cold butter or margarine
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 3/4 cup grape jelly
  • 1-2/3 cups (10-oz. pkg.) REESE'S Peanut Butter Chips, 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. About 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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  • 2 stars

    12/26/2009

    I gave it a three because it didn't really pop out tastewise. I bake a lot, so I'm looking for something that stands out. It was pretty easy to make. I do want to mention that I asked everyone who tried to rate it on a scale from 1-10, and I consistantly got 8's or 9's.

  • 3 stars

    8/5/2009

    Made this recipe for my family for the first time and now they want me to make it for them again and they want me to try it with other jams just to give it a twist.

  • 3 stars

    3/13/2010

    I have always liked this recipe very easy to make. This recipe was the one I used at a county fair and it won when I was a kid in '95.

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