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Peanut Butter Bars III

Rated as 3.27 out of 5 Stars

"My grandkids love these. Very easy to make."
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Ingredients

servings 460 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings (2 dozen)

Directions

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  1. Cream together shortening and sugar. Add the beaten egg and 1 teaspoon vanilla; stir in flour and salt. Mix well. Spread in the bottom of a 9 x 13 inch buttered pan.
  2. Bake in a preheated 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) oven for 15 minutes. Let cool.
  3. To Make Frosting: Mix together confectioners' sugar, peanut butter, butter or margarine, and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Add just enough milk for the proper consistency. Frost cooled bars.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 460 calories; 24.4 g fat; 56.5 g carbohydrates; 5.7 g protein; 19 mg cholesterol; 169 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This is an excellent recipe with just a few changes. First I halved the recipe except used 2 eggs and 1 cup of white sugar. I used butter instead of shortening and self-rising flour instead of r...

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My husband requested "bars like school used to make" so despite to bad reviews I tried this one. It sounded the most like what they made. When you follow the recipe exactly the bar are literall...

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My husband requested "bars like school used to make" so despite to bad reviews I tried this one. It sounded the most like what they made. When you follow the recipe exactly the bar are literall...

This is an excellent recipe with just a few changes. First I halved the recipe except used 2 eggs and 1 cup of white sugar. I used butter instead of shortening and self-rising flour instead of r...

I did not care for these, however my husband & son thought they were pretty good. Way too greasy & too much Crisco for me. Flavor wasn't bad, but I'd never make them again.

After baking the bars, they were way to salty, and did not hold together at all. It needed peanut butter added to the dough, because it tasted very bland. The icing proportions are way off - it ...

Did I miss something in the recipe? My so-called dough was very crumble like and after baking it still seemed crumbley and almost raw. I followed directions correctly. Anyone with any help?? I r...

I made these for a pot luck, and they didn't get put out because someone had a peanut allergy. I tried them when I got home and was relieved that no one ate them! Really not good at all. The ...

My family loves these.

This is a very good recipes it's easy, you have everything in your pantry for it and it's yummy!

This was exactly what I was looking for, and these are the same bars that I ate in school. Very tasty, but there was enough frosting for two pans of bars with this recipe. Thanks!