"Marbleous" Peanut Butter Squares

Tote these "marbleous" bars to your next potluck, but don't expect to bring any home!

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 15 min
  • Servings 48

Ingredients

Peanut Butter Squares

1/2
cup granulated sugar
1/2
cup packed brown sugar
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
1/3
cup peanut butter
1
egg
1
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1
cup old-fashioned oats
1/2
teaspoon baking soda
1/4
teaspoon salt
3
tablespoons unsweetened baking cocoa
1
tablespoon milk

Peanut Butter Frosting

1 1/2
cups powdered sugar
1/4
cup crunchy peanut butter
2
to 2 1/2 tablespoons milk

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 13x9-inch pan.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat granulated and brown sugars, butter, 1/3 cup peanut butter and the egg with electric mixer on medium speed. Stir in flour, oats, baking soda and salt. Spread in pan.
  • 3 Bake 17 to 22 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely on wire rack, about 15 minutes.
  • 4 Meanwhile, mix all Peanut Butter Frosting ingredients until smooth and spreadable; reserve 1/3 cup. Stir cocoa and 1 tablespoon milk into remaining frosting until smooth. If necessary, stir in additional milk until spreadable.
  • 5 Spread cooled bars with cocoa frosting. Drop Peanut Butter Frosting by teaspoonfuls onto cocoa frosting; swirl through frostings for marbled design. For squares, cut into 8 rows by 6 rows.

Expert Tips

Line baking pan with foil to make cutting the bars easier and cleanup a snap.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Square
Calories
90
(
Calories from Fat
35),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
4%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
55mg
55%;
Total Carbohydrate
12g
12%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
8g
8%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.