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Remember those flat peanut butter bars you used to get in your school cafeteria lunches? Well, here they are!
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- 2 cups flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup butter
- 3/4 cup peanut butter (such as Jif or Skippy smooth or chunky, your choice, and NOT reduced fat, "natural peanut butter" no)
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 1/2 cup packed dark brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 egg
- 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips (optional)
- 1 cup milk chocolate chips (optional)
- 1Combine flour, baking soda, and salt and set aside.
- 2Cream together the butter, peanut butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar, and vanilla in a large bowl.
- 3Beat in egg.
- 4Gradually beat in flour mixture.
- 5(If you'd like, you can add 2 cups of semi-sweet chocolate chips to the mixture, but I know*my* school could never afford such luxuries as chocolate!) Spread batter into a 13x9x2 inch pan.
- 6Bake at 375F for 15 to 18 minutes.
- 7(If you'd like to go the extra mile past what your school could probably afford to make for your lunches, you can take 1 cup of milk chocolate chips and put them on the surface of the peanut butter bars just after you've removed them from the oven. The bar) Let the bars it cool in the pan on a rack then cut into bars.
- 9Note: reduced fat peanut butter for this recipe is not recommended, as it might make the bars drier than you'd like.
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Nutritional Facts for School Cafeteria Peanut Butter Bars
Serving Size: 1 (1446 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 1
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 4563.9
- Calories from Fat 2599
- Total Fat 288.8 g
- Saturated Fat 138.8 g
- Cholesterol 674.0 mg
- Sodium 4457.0 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 437.5 g
- Dietary Fiber 18.3 g
- Sugars 225.8 g
- Protein 82.7 g