Peanut Butter & Jelly Potato Chip Bars

AuthorTheGBYCategory, , DifficultyBeginner

PBJ and Potato Chip Bars - The GBY

Yields16 Servings
Prep Time20 minsCook Time45 minsTotal Time1 hr 5 mins

 1 ½ cups Flour
 ½ tsp Baking Powder
 ½ tsp Salt
 ½ cup Butter, softened
 ¾ cup Superfine Sugar
 1 Egg, lightly beaten
 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
 1 cup Creamy Peanut Butter
 1 ½ cups Strawberry Jam or Jelly
 ¾ cup Kettle Cooked Chips, salted, crushed
 ½ cup Peanut Butter Chips
 ¼ cup Dry Roasted Peanuts, chopped

1

Preheat oven to 350˚F. Line a shallow 9”x12” inch baking dish with parchment paper. Set aside.

2

For crust: In a mixing bowl whisk together flour, baking powder and salt. In another bowl, using an electric mixer, cream together butter and sugar.

3

Add egg and continue to beat together. Scrape down sides of bowl, add vanilla and peanut butter and beat together until well combined.

4

Add flour mixture to peanut butter mixture and continue to mix until dough comes together.

5

To assemble: Press 2/3 of the peanut butter dough into the bottom of the prepared baking dish in an even layer. Spread a layer of jam over dough and crumble remaining dough evenly over jam. Top with an even layer of potato chips, peanut butter chips, and peanuts.

6

Bake for 45 to 50 minutes. Remove from oven and allow dish to cool, at least an hour. Cut into bars or triangles.

Ingredients

 1 ½ cups Flour
 ½ tsp Baking Powder
 ½ tsp Salt
 ½ cup Butter, softened
 ¾ cup Superfine Sugar
 1 Egg, lightly beaten
 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
 1 cup Creamy Peanut Butter
 1 ½ cups Strawberry Jam or Jelly
 ¾ cup Kettle Cooked Chips, salted, crushed
 ½ cup Peanut Butter Chips
 ¼ cup Dry Roasted Peanuts, chopped

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 350˚F. Line a shallow 9”x12” inch baking dish with parchment paper. Set aside.

2

For crust: In a mixing bowl whisk together flour, baking powder and salt. In another bowl, using an electric mixer, cream together butter and sugar.

3

Add egg and continue to beat together. Scrape down sides of bowl, add vanilla and peanut butter and beat together until well combined.

4

Add flour mixture to peanut butter mixture and continue to mix until dough comes together.

5

To assemble: Press 2/3 of the peanut butter dough into the bottom of the prepared baking dish in an even layer. Spread a layer of jam over dough and crumble remaining dough evenly over jam. Top with an even layer of potato chips, peanut butter chips, and peanuts.

6

Bake for 45 to 50 minutes. Remove from oven and allow dish to cool, at least an hour. Cut into bars or triangles.

Peanut Butter & Jelly Potato Chip Bars

(Photography by: Mark Farinholt)

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