Peanut Butter and Jam Bars

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

Minutes

Total Time

1:20

Hr:Mins

Makes

36

bars

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.
Makes 36 bars
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Success
To swirl jam into frosting, use a narrow knife, toothpick or small metal spatula.
Substitution
Use crunchy peanut butter if you prefer crunch.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Bar)
  • Calories 160
    • (Calories from Fat 70),
  • Total Fat 8g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 5mg;
  • Sodium 120mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 21g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 15g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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.