Peanut Butter Berry Bars

Prep Time: 15 min
Cook Time: 25 min
Yield: 16 servings

Ingredients

  • Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
  • 1 1/4 cups Pillsbury BEST® All Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons Crisco® Pure Canola Oil
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup Laura Scudder's® Old Fashioned Nutty Peanut Butter
  • 1/2 cup Smucker's® Low Sugar™ Reduced Sugar Strawberry Preserves

Directions

  1. HEAT oven to 375°F. Coat 8 x 8-inch baking pan with no-stick cooking spray.
  2. COMBINE flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in medium bowl. Add oil and egg. Mix with fork to make fine crumbs. Reserve 1/2 cup mixture for topping. Press remaining crumbs into bottom of prepared pan. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until surface is dry. Mix 1/2 cup reserved crumbs and 1 tablespoon peanut butter with fork until evenly moistened.
  3. SPREAD 1/2 cup peanut butter gently over partially baked crust, letting heat from bars soften peanut butter. Spread preserves over peanut butter. Sprinkle with peanut butter crumbs. Bake 15 to 17 minutes or until center is set. Cool. Cut into bars.

Nutritional Information Per Serving

Serving Size (1/16), Calories 150 (Calories from Fat 60), Total Fat 7g (Saturated Fat 1g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 15mg, Sodium 100mg, Total Carbohydrate 18g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 9g), Protein 4g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 0%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 4%, Iron 2%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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