Yield: 32 Bars
|½ cup||Granulated sugar|
|½ cup||Packed brown sugar|
|½ cup||Unsalted butter|
|½ cup||Chunky peanut butter|
|1¼ cup||All-purpose flour|
|¾ teaspoon||Baking soda|
|½ teaspoon||Baking powder|
|1 cup||Strawberry preserves|
|2 tablespoons||Unsalted butter|
|1 cup||Powdered sugar|
|4 teaspoons||Hot water - + or -|
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Well blend sugars, butter, peanut butter and egg in a large mixing bowl. By hand stir in flour, baking soda and baking powder until well mixed. Set aside 1 cup of the dough.
Press remaining dough onto the bottom of an ungreased 13x9x2-inch baking pan. Spread strawberry preserves over dough.
Crumble the reserved dough, them generously sprinkle over the layer of preserves.
Bake 20-25 minutes or until golden brown; cool completely. Drizzle with the glaze. Cut into 2 x 1¼-inch bars.
GLAZE: Melt margarine in a double boiler over low heat. Stir in powdered sugar and vanilla extract. Add water, 1 tsp at a time, beating until smooth with a wish until thin enough to drizzle over the bars.
From the recipe files of suzy@...