Neecie's PBJ Bars

Neecie's PBJ Bars


"I came up with this recipe when my children were small. It's a healthy snack to pack for lunch or anytime. Even my pickiest eater loves them."


servings 421 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 421 kcal
  • 21%
  • Fat:
  • 17.3 g
  • 27%
  • Carbs:
  • 61.6g
  • 20%
  • Protein:
  • 6.6 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 44 mg
  • 15%
  • Sodium:
  • 213 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Beat 1/2 cup butter or margarine until smooth. Add 1/4 cup white sugar and 1/2 cup brown sugar and beat well. Add egg, milk, peanut butter and vanilla and beat well. Stir in 1 cup flour, 1 cup oats, and 1/2 teaspoon baking soda.
  2. Spread in a greased 13 x 9 inch pan. Spread preserves all over top. Sprinkle with crumb topping.
  3. To Make Topping: Mix together 1/2 cup flour, 1/2 cup quick oats, 1/4 cup brown sugar, 1/8 teaspoon baking soda, and 3 tablespoons softened butter or margarine until crumbly. Sprinkle over the top of the preserves.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 18 - 20 minutes.
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  1. 14 Ratings


These are OK, but the cooking time or temp or something is off. The outsides cooked but the insides stayed mushy. It is tricky to time it right so that it does not burn and you can still cut t...

Umm...healthy? Nothing healthy in this recipe...

These cookies were enjoyed by the adults, but not too much by the children! I used peach preserves as no suggestions were made for the type of jelly. The cookies were very moist and deliciou...

These are great! Even my peanutbutter-hating-husband likes them. They didn't last long around here! :) I did have to increase the cooking time to about 40 minutes.

I expected these to be really good. They are just average. I don't know if I will make these again nobody is eating them. I thought they would be bars and could be cut and put on a plate instead...

Good, a little too sweet. I'll make it without the sugar next time. Thanks.

The kids love it, but I would note letting it cool to the touch, then chilling in the fridge until set before cutting!

This was exactly what I was looking for. I really wanted a pb&j sandwich for breakfast, but I'm out of bread at the moment. I used old fashioned oats, halved the ingredients and baked in a 9x9 d...

I thought this recipe is great! It's easy to make and tastes great! My kids love it and everytime I take it somewhere, I leave without any left! I do cook it alittle longer than stated. Great re...