Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Tasty Tuesday - Yummy Jif Bars

I haven't been able to participate in Kim's Tasty Tuesday Blog Party for a couple of weeks; so, today, I wanted to share one of my most requested recipes. This is not an original recipe, I found it on the back of a jar of Jif peanut butter. I take this to family get-togethers and potlucks all the time and always get compliments.

Yummy Jif Bars

First Step:

Melt 2/3 C butter (I always use real butter) and add to 1 C Jif peanut butter. Mix well with your mixer.

Second Step:

Add 3 eggs, 1 tsp. vanilla, and 2 C brown sugar and mix well.

Third Step:

Add 1 C flour and 1/2 tsp. salt and mix well.

Fourth Step:

Spread into a greased 9x13 pan and bake approx. 25 mins. at 350 degrees. (My oven is old and bakes unevenly. I have to cook mine about 30-35 minutes.) When finished baking, take out of oven and cool.

Fifth Step:

While the bars are cooling, mix 2/3 C powdered sugar with 2 tsp. hot water. (You may need to add extra water to get the right consistency.) Set aside. Then melt 1/4 C chocolate chips in another bowl along with 1 Tbsp. Crisco. I melt mine in the microwave at 70% power one minute at a time, stirring after each minute. I then drizzle each icing over the cooled bars. You can put each icing into a sandwich bag and cut a small hole in the corner and pipe the icing onto the bars.

Or you can do what I do: drizzle each icing on with a spoon and call it abstract art!

For more great recipes, visit Kim at ForeverWherever.com to join in her Tasty Tuesday Blog Party.


Kristen said...

This looks delish - I am searching my office for something sweet now!

Jerri - Simply Sweet Home said...

Oh! This looks yummy!

Kim @ Forever Wherever said...

This looks like a great thing to take to my kid's youth group. I am a major chocolate fan! :-) Thanks for sharing!

Sherry said...

Anything with chocolate and peanut butter is a fave in my book! This looks scrumptious! THanks for sharing!

Have a great day!