Microwave Peanut Butter and Jam Bars

Microwave Peanut Butter and Jam Bars

A perfect first recipe for kids, these Peanut Butter and Jam Bars cook up right in the microwave and use simple ingredients you may already have in the pantry.

YIELDS

16 bars

INGREDIENTS

  • 6 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/3 cup peanut butter, creamy style
  • 1/3 cup Domino® Granulated Sugar
  • 1/3 cup firmly packed Domino® Light Brown Sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup strawberry jam or preserves

INSTRUCTIONS

In large mixing bowl, beat butter, peanut butter, sugars and egg until combined. Add flour; beat on low speed until mixture is crumbly. Reserve 1 cup crumbs; set aside.

Press remaining crumbs into an 8-inch square microwave-safe baking dish. Place on turntable.

Cook at HIGH 4 minutes, or until base looks dry. Remove from microwave and spread jam to within 1/2 inch of edge of base. Sprinkle with reserved crumbs.

Cook at HIGH 6 minutes, or until jam bubbles near the center; cool before serving.