Peanut Jelly Bars Recipe

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Peanut Jelly Bars Recipe
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Peanut Jelly Bars Recipe

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A layer of grape jelly between a peanut-oatmeal crust and topping gives these bars a taste of a peanut butter and jelly sandwich! The recipe is from Sonja Blow of Reeds Spring, Missouri.
MAKES:
24 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES:
24 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1-1/2 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 1/2 cup chopped salted peanuts
  • 1 jar (12 ounces) grape jelly

Directions

In a mixing bowl, cream butter and brown sugar. Combine the flour, salt and baking soda; gradually add to creamed mixture. Stir in oats and peanuts (mixture will be crumbly).
Press half of the mixture into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Spread with jelly. Cover with remaining crumb mixture. Bake at 400° for 25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack. Cut into bars. Yield: 2 dozen.
Originally published as Peanut Jelly Bars in Country Woman July/August 2001, p21

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 186 calories, 8g fat (4g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 199mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

  • 3/4 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1-1/2 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 1/2 cup chopped salted peanuts
  • 1 jar (12 ounces) grape jelly
  1. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and brown sugar. Combine the flour, salt and baking soda; gradually add to creamed mixture. Stir in oats and peanuts (mixture will be crumbly).
  2. Press half of the mixture into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Spread with jelly. Cover with remaining crumb mixture. Bake at 400° for 25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack. Cut into bars. Yield: 2 dozen.
Originally published as Peanut Jelly Bars in Country Woman July/August 2001, p21

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NanZim User ID: 3929200 255761
Reviewed Oct. 22, 2016

"My husband really enjoyed these bars. He loved the peanutty taste. I plan to make these again using strawberry jelly."

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