Neecie's PBJ Bars

3.5
(13)

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.

1
Servings:
12
Yield:
2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 cup quick cooking oats

  • ½ teaspoon baking soda

  • ½ cup butter, softened

  • ¼ cup white sugar

  • ½ cup packed brown sugar

  • 1 egg

  • ½ cup peanut butter

  • ¼ cup milk

  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 ¼ cups any flavor fruit jam

  • ½ cup all-purpose flour

  • ½ cup quick cooking oats

  • ¼ cup packed brown sugar

  • teaspoon baking soda

  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened

Directions

  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.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

421 Calories
17g Fat
62g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 421
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g 22%
Saturated Fat 8g 41%
Cholesterol 44mg 15%
Sodium 213mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 62g 22%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Total Sugars 35g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 3mg 15%
Calcium 42mg 3%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 184mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.