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Peanut Butter Chips & Jelly Bars

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  • 1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup cold butter or margarine
  • 1 egg; beaten
  • 3/4 cup grape jelly
  • 10 oz reese's peanut butter chips - divided


Heat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. Grease 9-inch square baking pan.

Stir together flour, sugar and baking powder; with pastry blender or fork, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add egg; blend well. Reserve half of mixture; press remaining mixture onto bottom of prepared pan. Spread jelly evenly over crust. Sprinkle 1 cup peanut butter chips over jelly. Stir together remaining crumb mixture with remaining 2/3 cup chips; sprinkle over top.

Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Cut into bars.

High Altitude Directions:

Increase flour to 1-1/2 cups plus 1 tablespoon. Add 1 tablespoon water with egg. Do not change baking time or temperature.

Serving Size: Makes 16 Servings

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