Peanut Butter and Jam Bars

Great swirls of flavor! Here's a frosted bar with a favorite peanut butter and jam combo.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 20 min
  • Servings 36

Ingredients

Cookie Base

1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ peanut butter cookie mix
3
tablespoons vegetable oil
1
tablespoon water
1
egg
1/2
cup peanut butter chips

Topping

1
container (1 lb) Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy vanilla frosting
1
tablespoon milk
1/4
cup creamy peanut butter
1/4
cup seedless raspberry or strawberry jam
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray bottom of 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray.
  • 2 In large bowl, stir all Cookie Base ingredients until soft dough forms. Press dough in bottom of pan using floured fingers. Bake 15 to 18 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 3 In small bowl, stir frosting, milk and peanut butter until well blended. Spread over base. Stir jam; drop by teaspoonfuls over frosting. Swirl jam for a marbled design with tip of knife. Refrigerate 20 minutes or until set. For bars, cut into 9 rows by 4 rows.

Expert Tips

To swirl jam into frosting, use a narrow knife, toothpick or small metal spatula.

Use crunchy peanut butter if you prefer crunch.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
160
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
120mg
120%;
Total Carbohydrate
21g
21%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
15g
15%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 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 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.