P B & J Energy Squares

“These cookies sound sure to appeal to both adults and kids who love peanut butter & jelly. Cannot wait to bake these as they sound like a perfect "take-with" breakfast. From the Welch's "The Magic of Jelly" cookbook.”
READY IN:
45mins
SERVES:
24
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees and grease a 9" x 13" pan.
  2. Mix flour, baking soda and salt; set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, beat butter and brown sugar at high speed until creamy.
  4. Beat in peanut butter until blended.
  5. Reduce speed to low; blend in flour mixture and oats.
  6. Spread 2/3 of the batter in the pan with a spatula.
  7. Spread grape jam/jelly carefully over the batter.
  8. Sprinkle with wheat germ, if used.
  9. Spoon out small dollops of remaining batter and scatter over the jam/jelly.
  10. Bake 25 minutes, until golden (the squares will be bubbly and still look soft).

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