Coconut-Peanut Butter Bars

Coconut-Peanut Butter Bars

Tags: Dessert/Sweets, Snack

  • Prep Time: 20 min
  • Cook Time: 25 min
  • Ready Time: 105 min
  • Yield: 2 dozen bars

Ingredients

  • Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
  • 6 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup Jif® Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup Pillsbury BEST® Whole Wheat Flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup flaked coconut

FROSTING

  • 1 cup sifted powdered sugar
  • Dash salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Light cream or milk

Preparation Directions

  • HEAT oven to 350ºF. Spray 11 x 17 x 1 1/2-inch baking pan with no-stick cooking pan.
  • BEAT butter and sugar in medium bowl with an electric mixer on medium speed until fluffy. Add in peanut butter, eggs and vanilla one at a time until incorporated. In a separate bowl stir together flour, baking powder and salt. Add to creamed mixture. Beat just until mixed. Stir in coconut. Spread into prepared pan.
  • BAKE 25 to 30 minutes. Cool. Cut into 2 dozen bars.
  • MIX powdered sugar, salt, vanilla and enough light cream to make a frosting of drizzling consistency. Drizzle over cooled bars.

Nutritional Information Per Serving

Serving Size (1 bar, 1/24 of recipe), Calories 160 (Calories from Fat 80), Total Fat 9g (Saturated Fat 5g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 30mg, Sodium 75mg, Total Carbohydrate 19g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 14g), Protein 3g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 2%, Vitamin C 2%, Calcium 2%, Iron 2%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.