Streusel Peanut Butter Bars

Streusel Peanut Butter Bars

Tags: Bars

  • Prep Time: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 30 min
  • Ready Time: 75 min
  • Yield: 32 bars

Ingredients

BASE

  • 1/2 cup Crisco® Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • OR 1/2 stick Crisco® Baking Sticks Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1 1/2 cups firmly packed brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup Jif® Creamy Peanut Butter
  • OR Jif® Extra Crunchy Peanut Butter
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups Pillsbury BEST® All Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup milk

STREUSEL TOPPING

  • 3 tablespoons Crisco® Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • OR 3 tablespoons Crisco® Baking Sticks Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1/3 cup Pillsbury BEST® All Purpose Flour
  • 1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Jif® Creamy Peanut Butter
  • OR Jif® Extra Crunchy Peanut Butter
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped peanuts

Preparation Directions

BASE

  • HEAT oven to 350ºF. Coat a 13 x 9-inch pan lightly with no-stick cooking spray.
  • COMBINE shortening, brown sugar and peanut butter in large bowl. Beat at medium speed of electric mixer until well blended. Beat in eggs and vanilla.
  • COMBINE flour and salt in small bowl. Add alternately with milk to shortening mixture at low speed. Beat until well blended. Spread in prepared pan.

TOPPING

  • COMBINE shortening, flour, brown sugar and peanut butter. Mix with spoon until well blended and coarse crumbs form. Sprinkle over unbaked base. Sprinkle nuts over top.
  • BAKE 30 to 33 minutes, or until golden brown and center is set. Cool in pan on cooling rack. Cut into 2 1/4 x 1 1/2-inch bars.

Nutritional Information Per Serving

Serving Size (1 bar of 32), Calories 160 (Calories from Fat 70), Total Fat 8g (Saturated Fat 2g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 15mg, Sodium 75mg, Total Carbohydrate 19g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 13g), Protein 3g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 2%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 2%, Iron 4%.

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