Scrumptious PB&J Bars in under 30 minutes
Unsalted butter (room temperature) 113g
Granulated sugar 100g
Vanilla extract 2g
Whole eggs (room temperature) 26g
Peanut butter 227g
All Purpose flour 187g
Baking Powder 2.5g
Salted peanuts (chopped) 35g
Preheat oven to 350F.
With a paddle, cream butter and sugar together until smooth and fluffy. Scrape the bowl.
Add vanilla extract, eggs, and peanut butter and mix to combine. Scrape the bowl.
Add flour, baking powder, and salt and mix until well incorporated.
Place 2/3 of the dough into the mold and press to an even layer.
Spread jam evenly on top of the dough without going to the edges.
Evenly distribute dollops of the remaining dough along the edges and in the middle.
Sprinkle chopped peanuts on top.
Bake at 350F for about 20 minutes or until the surface is light golden brown.
Allow to cool before removing from the mold.
Time to TASTE!!!