Peanut Butter and Jelly Oat Bars

Peanut Butter and Jelly Oat Bars

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Recipe by  SMUCKER'S®

“Topped with strawberry preserves, these peanut butter flavored treats are any-time-of-day snacks.”

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Ingredients

Adjust Servings

Original recipe yields 8 - 12 servings

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Grease 13 x 9 x 2-inch pan with CRISCO® shortening.
  2. Combine brown sugar, CRISCO® shortening and JIF® Peanut Butter in large bowl. Beat on medium speed of electric mixer until well blended.
  3. Combine flour, salt and baking soda. Add gradually to creamed mixture at low speed. Beat until well blended. Stir in oats with spoon. Mix until well blended. Stir in water 1 tablespoon at a time.
  4. Press half the dough into bottom of greased pan and spread SMUCKER'S® preserves over it. Flatten small amounts of remaining dough between hands. Place on preserves and arrange so dough sections touch. Fill in any spaces with dough so preserves are completely covered.
  5. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown and edges are slightly brown. Do not over-bake. Cut while warm into bars about 2 1/2 x 2 inches.

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Reviews (9)

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Duckball
19

Duckball

Awesome! I took these to my daughter's preschool class and one of her teachers asked for the recipe. :) I used half-dark brown sugar and half-light brown, and I used ½ cup of regular Crisco shortening plus 1/4 cup softened margarine. I also mixed the water in at the same time as the oats, it came together fast. If your preserves or jam (I used Smucker's Strawberry Jam) are a little clumpy and doesn't want to spread, just pop them in the microwave for 20 seconds or so. It'll make it easier to spread them over the base. Oh, and lastly, I just sort of crumbled-and-pressed the topping part over the jam, I didn't arrange the dough over top. Very good bars!

FOTOMOM99
15

FOTOMOM99

I followed this recipe exactly, only used whole wheat flour instead of white. Seemed to have a lot more peanut butter/oat mixture than jelly so it was a little dry. But very tasty and my kids loved them. Will make again--probably add more water next time.

ROBY
14

ROBY

Mine didn't turn out quite as pretty as the picture but my family loved them! They said it reminded them of strawberry newtons. After a couple days they get very crumbly.

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (12 total)

  • Calories
  • 429 cal
  • 21%
  • Fat
  • 18.2 g
  • 28%
  • Carbs
  • 61.4 g
  • 20%
  • Protein
  • 6.3 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium
  • 302 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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