Frosted Peanut Butter Bars Recipe

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Frosted Peanut Butter Bars
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  • 1/3 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1-1/2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1-1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • frosting:
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/3 to 1/2 cup milk
  • topping:
  • 1 tsp shortening


  1. In a large bowl, cream the shortening, peanut butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture alternately with milk, beating well after each addition.
  2. Transfer to a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 16-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack.
  3. For frosting, in a small bowl, cream the peanut butter, shortening and confectioners' sugar until light and fluffy. Gradually beat in enough milk to achieve spreading consistency. Frost bars.
  4. In a microwave, melt chocolate chips and shortening; stir until smooth. Drizzle over frosting. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 5 dozen.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 169.11 Kcal (708 kJ)
Calories from fat 53.7 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.97g 9%
Cholesterol 5.52mg 2%
Sodium 33.56mg 1%
Potassium 58.15mg 1%
Total Carbs 27.22g 9%
Sugars 16.4g 66%
Dietary Fiber 0.4g 2%
Protein 2.28g 5%
Iron 0.2mg 1%
Calcium 12.2mg 1%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 358.35 Kcal (1500 kJ)
Calories from fat 113.79 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12.64g 9%
Cholesterol 11.69mg 2%
Sodium 71.11mg 1%
Potassium 123.21mg 1%
Total Carbs 57.68g 9%
Sugars 34.75g 66%
Dietary Fiber 0.84g 2%
Protein 4.84g 5%
Iron 0.4mg 1%
Calcium 25.9mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Find out how many calories should you eat.


  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 3.8
  • 5

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • low cholesterol

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