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Peanut Butter Bars Recipe

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This recipe for Peanut Butter Bars, by , is from Jo Ann's Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Brenda Walker
Added: Friday, April 20, 2007


1 c. shortening
2 Tbsp. peanut butter
1 c. brown sugar
1 egg yolk
1 tsp. vanilla
2 c. flour


1/2 c. peanut butter
4 to 6 Tbsp. milk
2 to 2-1/2 c. powdered sugar

Stir together frosting ingredients, adding more milk as needed to make it spreadable.

Cream together shortening, peanut butter and sugar until fluffy. Add egg yolk and vanilla; stir in flour. Spread in a well-greased 15"x11" jelly roll pan and bake at 350 until light brown, about 20 to 30 minutes. Frost with above while still hot.




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