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Courtesy Ina Garten. These are really great and easy to make. The only time consuming part is waiting for them to cool. Barefoot Contessa has done it again.
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- 1/2 lb unsalted butter, at room temperature
- 1 1/2 cups sugar
- 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
- 2 extra-large eggs, at room temperature
- 2 cups creamy peanut butter (Skippy)
- 3 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
- 1 1/2 cups raspberry jam or 1 1/2 cups other jam
- 2/3 cup salted peanuts, coarsely chopped
- 1Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
- 2Grease a 9x13x2" cake pan.
- 3Line it with parchment paper, then grease and flour the pan.
- 4In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, cream the butter and sugar on medium speed until light yellow, about 2 minutes.
- 5With the mixer on low speed, add the vanilla, eggs and peanut butter and mix until ingredients are combined.
- 6In a small bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder and salt.
- 7With the mixer on low speed, slowly add the flour mixture to the peanut butter mixture.
- 8Mix just until combined.
- 9Spread 2/3 of the dough into the prepared cake pan and spread over the bottom witha knife or offset spatula.
- 10Spread the jam evenly over the dough.
- 11Drop small globs of the remaining dough evenly over the jam.
- 12Don't worry if all the jam isn't covered; it will spread in the oven.
- 13Sprinkle with chopped peanuts and bake for 45 minutes, until golden brown.
- 14Cool and cut into squares.
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Nutritional Facts for Peanut Butter and Jelly Bars
Serving Size: 1 (181 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 12
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 798.6
- Calories from Fat 400
- Total Fat 44.5 g
- Saturated Fat 15.4 g
- Cholesterol 75.3 mg
- Sodium 577.3 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 87.7 g
- Dietary Fiber 4.8 g
- Sugars 49.0 g
- Protein 18.4 g