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Peanut Butter Jelly Bars recipe is sweet and also Vegetarian. Good source of energy for breakfast or snack. We used the Vanilla Blackberry jam, this jam has a tart balance from the Blackberry with the sweetness from the vanilla. Find this recipe at

Peanut Butter Jelly Bars with Wild Blackberry Jam

  • Author: Carlos Leo
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 18 1x
  • Diet: Vegetarian


Peanut Butter Jelly Bars are sweet and delicious. Good source of energy for breakfast or a snack. We use L’Epicurien Wild Blackberry Preserve.  Think PB&J sandwich + Energy Bar


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  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 6 Tablespoons softened unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup of sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup L’Epicurien Wild Blackberry Preserve or your favorite gourmet jam
  • 2/3 cup salted peanuts, chopped (or walnuts or other nuts)


  1. Heat oven to 350F. Place nonstick aluminum foil in the bottom and overhanging sides of a 9X13X2 inch baking dish: set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, stir together flour, baking powder and salt until well blended.
  3. Beat butter and sugar on medium high speed until fluffy, about 2 minutes.
  4. Add egg and beat until incorporated
  5. Add peanut butter and beat well until blended, about 2 minutes.
  6. On low speed, add in flour and mix until just blended. Stir in vanilla extract.
  7. Spread into prepared pan and bake for 30 minutes.
  8. Remove from oven and spread with Wild Blackberry Preserve and sprinkle with peanuts
  9. Bake and additional 5 minutes.
  10. Cool completely on wire rack, then lift from pan using aluminum foil, cut into 18 bars.
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Category: Snacks
  • Method: baking
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: school lunch ideas, spice up bag lunches, tastes like homemade jam, peanut butter recipes

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