Orange Peanut Butter Bars

Orange Peanut Butter Bars from Pillsbury™ Baking

Tags: Bars

  • Prep Time: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 25 min
  • Ready Time: 90 min
  • Yield: 16 bars



  • Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
  • 1 1/2 cups Pillsbury BEST™ All Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup Smucker's® Natural Creamy Peanut Butter, stirred
  • OR Jif® Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • 2 cups powdered sugar (sift if lumpy)
  • 1/4 cup Smucker's® Simply Fruit® Orange Marmalade Spreadable Fruit
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons milk


  • 1/2 square (1/2 oz.) unsweetened chocolate
  • 1/4 teaspoon Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening

Preparation Directions

  • HEAT oven to 375°F. Spray 8- or 9-inch square pan with no-stick cooking spray; set aside.
  • COMBINE flour, baking soda and salt in medium bowl; set aside.
  • MELT butter in medium saucepan over moderate heat. Remove pan from heat. Add sugar, brown sugar and peanut butter; beat until thoroughly mixed. Blend in egg, milk and vanilla until thick. Stir into flour mixture until well blended. Spread in prepared pan.
  • BAKE 25 minutes, or until top springs back when lightly touched. Cool completely.
  • MIX powdered sugar and marmalade in a small bowl until evenly blended. Gradually add enough milk for desired spreading consistency. Spread frosting over bars.
  • MELT chocolate and shortening in small microwave safe bowl at 50% power; stir until smooth. Drizzle chocolate frosting across frosting in lines about 1 inch apart. Cut into bars.

Nutritional Information Per Serving

Serving Size (1/16), Calories 250 (Calories from Fat 100), Total Fat 11g (Saturated Fat 4.5g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 30mg, Sodium 180mg, Total Carbohydrate 35g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 23g), Protein 4g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 4%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 2%, Iron 6%.

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

* Ensure all recipe ingredients are gluten free by referencing the ingredient labels, as products may vary. If uncertain, contact the ingredient manufacturer.