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Peanut Butter and Jam Bars Recipe

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This recipe for Peanut Butter and Jam Bars, by , is from For The Love Of Cooking, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Wendy (Luis) Thordsen
Added: Sunday, January 22, 2006


1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup shortening
1/2 cup peanut butter
1 egg
1 1/4 cups flour
3/4 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 cup jam
2 Tbls butter
1 cup powdered sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1 to 2 Tbls hot water

Heat oven to 350. Mix sugars, shortening, peanut butter, and egg. Stir in flour, baking soda, and baking powder. Reserve 1 cup of dough. Press remaining dough into an ungreased 9 x 13 pan. Spread with jam. Crumble reserved dough and sprinkle over the jam. Bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown. Cool and drizzle with glaze. Cut into bars.
Directions for glaze: Heat butter until melted. Add powdered sugar and vanilla. Mix well. Add water one tsp at a time until smooth and of desired consistency.

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3 dozen cookies




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