Peanut Butter Strawberry Bars


Makes 2 dozen bars

3/4 cup butter, softened
3/4 cup peanut butter
1 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
2 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. salt
2 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup Strawberry Fields jam
4 cups whole strawberries, quartered

Preheat oven 350 degrees F

Line 13x9x2 inch baking pan with foil, extending foil beyond edges.  Set aside.

In large mixing bowl, beat butter and peanut butter until blended.  Beat in sugars, baking powder and salt until combined.  Add eggs and vanilla and beat until mixed together.  Beat in as much flour as possible then stir in the remaining.

Spread dough in pan.  Bake 25 minutes or until top is lightly brown.

Cool completely on rack.  Remove from pan by lifting foil.

Spread jam with spoon then top with fresh strawberries.

Cut into bars and serve or store in fridge up to 6 hours.