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PB&J Bars

PB&J Bars

"Big and little kids alike will love these four-ingredient bars that offer a cookie crust, a layer of jam and a crunchy peanut butter and granola topping. 'The delicious treats are also great for picnics or for packing into bag lunches,' promises Mitzi Sentiff of Alexandria, Virginia."
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35 m servings
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Original recipe yields 9 servings

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  1. Line a 9-in. square baking pan with foil and greased the foil. Press two-thirds of the cookie dough into prepared pan. Spread jam over dough to within 1/4 in. of edges. In a mixing bowl, beat the granola, peanut butter chips and remaining dough until blended. Crumble over jam.
  2. Bake at 375 degrees F for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack. Using foil, lift out of pan. Cut into bars and remove from foil.

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I try to be money savvy and make homemade for my kids school snacks. They absolutely LOVED this one (and so did I!) I enjoyed the ease of it, which allowed for the little ones to join in and hel...

I'm glad I didn't review these last night when I made them because I would have only granted 4 stars. They were a little soft and hard to cut (made them for a baby shower) but I had a taste wit...

Absolutely love these! I found plain granola in the organic dry food aisle in the grocery store I shop at. I only had an 8x8 pan and also could only find a 15oz pkg of refrigerated sugar cooki...

I just made thise for a cookie party and I was told by all that it was the best tasting one brought. I used blackberry jam and had to use the 16oz sugar cookie dough because that was the only s...

Great Recipe...I used Peanut Butter Cookie Dough. Next time I might use slightly less jam and add Salted Peanuts, but overall good flavor. They were a hit!

These bars are great - very easy to make, and very tasty. They have a great mix of crunchy and chewy. I used blueberry jam and baked for about 30 minutes. They came out very soft so i let them s...

So good! I didn't want to buy sugar cookie dough so I made 2 dozen worth and it worked out fine. They definitely were set after a night in the fridge. I'll definitely make them again.

Used gingerbread base!

These are awesome! I followed the recipe exactly. Will definitely make again, trying different jellies.

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