Thursday, February 4, 2010

Peanut butter (PB2) and Jelly Bars

**You're supposed to use vanilla frosting...I was out...i had chocolate! So i used it!

INGREDIENTS
1 pkg Pillsbury Simply Peanut Butter Cookies
1/4 cup PB2 w/ water called for (see note) OR 1/4 cup Peanut Butter
3/4 container (16 oz) creamy ready-to-spread frosting
3 Tbsp sugar free strawberry jelly or seedless raspberry jam

DIRECTIONS
1. Heat oven to 350°F Spray 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray. Break up cookie dough into pan; press evenly in pan.
2. Bake 16-18 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
3. In medium bowl, stir PB2 and water until smooth. (Or just stir the peanut butteR) Stir in frosting until well blended. Spread over cooled bars.
4. In small bowl, stir jelly until smooth. Drop jelly by teaspoonfuls over frosting. With tip of knife, swirl jelly for a marbled design.

Makes 15 bars

Nutrition
Calories 182
Fat 9g
Sat Fat 3g
Cholesterol 4mg
Sodium 170mg
Potassium 56mg
Potassium 56mg
Carbs 26g
Fiber 1g
Sugars 17g
Protein 2g

Note* PB2 is powdered peanut butter. It has 85% less fat than peanut butter and 53 calories/2 TBSP prepared w/ water.

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