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Peanut Butter Cookie Bars

 
One serving costs about $0.79

$0.79 per serving

2 people like this recipe

2 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

6 lunch,main course,main dish,dinner
spoonacular Score:47%

Spoonacular Score: 47%

 

You can never have too many dessert recipes, so give Peanut Butter Cookie Bars a try. For 82 cents per serving, this recipe covers 22% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. This recipe makes 6 servings with 839 calories, 18g of protein, and 55g of fat each. Only a few people made this recipe, and 2 would say it hit the spot. A mixture of vanilla, bran, rolled oats, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so flavorful. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes about 45 minutes. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 55%. This score is solid. Try Peanut butter cookie bars with Reese’s peanut butter eggs, Peanut Brittle Cookie Bars with Peanut Butter Icing, and Peanut Butter Cookie Bars for similar recipes.

Ingredients

Servings:
1 tsp
1 tsp baking soda
baking soda
1 cup
1 cup bran
bran
0.5 cups
0.5 cups brown sugar
brown sugar
1 cup
1 cup butter
butter
2
2  eggs
eggs
0.67 cups
0.67 cups granulated sugar
granulated sugar
1 cup
1 cup peanut butter
peanut butter
0.01
0.01  peanut butter candy
peanut butter candy
0.75 cups
0.75 cups rolled oats
rolled oats
1 tsp
1 tsp vanilla
vanilla
1 cup
1 cup plus
plus
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp
baking soda
1 cup bran
1 cup
bran
0.5 cups brown sugar
0.5 cups
brown sugar
1 cup butter
1 cup
butter
2  eggs
2
eggs
0.67 cups granulated sugar
0.67 cups
granulated sugar
1 cup peanut butter
1 cup
peanut butter
0.01  peanut butter candy
0.01
peanut butter candy
0.75 cups rolled oats
0.75 cups
rolled oats
1 tsp vanilla
1 tsp
vanilla
1 cup plus
1 cup
plus

Equipment

toothpicks
toothpicks
bowl
bowl
oven
oven
toothpicks
toothpicks
bowl
bowl
oven
oven


Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. In a small bowl with melted butter, beat in the brown sugar, granulated sugar, peanut butter and eggs. Set aside.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine the flour, bran, oats and baking soda. Stir mixture into butter mixture.
  4. In a glass baking dishes, press out half of dough mixture into each. Sprinkle peanut butter candy pieces across top of dough mixture. Cook until done, testing with toothpick, approximately 19 minutes.
  5. Cook the rest of the batter, if desired or refrigerate for another time. Remove to rack to cool.To serve, cut into bars.

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $0.79
Ingredient
1 cup bran
½ cups brown sugar
1 cup butter
2 eggs
⅔ cups granulated sugar
1 cup peanut butter
¾ cups rolled oats
1 teaspoon vanilla
Price
$0.31
$0.35
$1.95
$0.48
$0.18
$0.92
$0.24
$0.31
$4.75

Tips

Health Tips

  • If you're trying to cut back on sugar, consider replacing some of the sugar in this recipe with a sweetener like Stevia or Splenda. If you're against these kinds of sweeteners, start reducing the amount of real sugar you use until your tastebuds adjust.

  • If you can, choose grassfed butter for a better nutritional profile—more vitamins, a favorable omega 3/6 ratio, etc.

  • Read the labels when buying peanut butter. To choose the healthiest peanut butter, look for a brand without too much added fat, sugar, or salt. If you buy a natural brand that requires extra stirring due to oil separation, store the jar upside down or on its side to make the task a little easier.

  • Important note for those with gluten intolerance: oats are naturally gluten free, but cross contamination with wheat?in the factory or in the field?is a real possibility. To be on the safe side, look for oats and oat flours that say they are gluten free on the box!

  • get more health tips

Price Tips

  • Most dairy products stay good well past their sell-by date. Instead of throwing out perfectly safe food that is just a few days or maybe even a week or two old, make sure the product smells fine, has a normal texture, and doesn't taste funny. Sniff testing isn't exactly rocket science and it can keep you from wasting food (and money).

Cooking Tips

  • If a recipe doesn't specify whether you should use light brown sugar or dark brown sugar, just use whatever you have on hand or prefer. The difference is that dark brown sugar has more molasses and thus a stronger flavor.

  • Store brown sugar in an air-tight container to avoid hardening. If your brown sugar still gets too hard to use, you can use one of these techniques to soften it.

  • Butter's incredible flavor has made it an extremely popular cooking fat, but it is important to know that butter has the lowest smoke point of almost any cooking fat. This means butter literally starts to smoke at a lower temperature than most other fats between 250-350 degrees Fahrenheit. So while butter is great for cooking at lower temperatures, you should probably use canola oil, coconut oil, or another oil with a higher smoke point for frying and other high temperature cooking.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
762 Calories
15g Protein
54g Total Fat
62g Carbs
9% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
762
38%

Fat
54g
84%

  Saturated Fat
24g
154%

Carbohydrates
62g
21%

  Sugar
44g
49%

Cholesterol
135mg
45%

Sodium
677mg
29%

Alcohol
0.24g
1%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
15g
32%

Manganese
2mg
106%

Vitamin B3
7mg
36%

Magnesium
143mg
36%

Vitamin E
5mg
34%

Phosphorus
332mg
33%

Fiber
7g
31%

Selenium
18µg
26%

Vitamin A
1025IU
21%

Vitamin B6
0.4mg
20%

Copper
0.36mg
18%

Zinc
2mg
17%

Iron
2mg
15%

Potassium
485mg
14%

Folate
50µg
13%

Vitamin B2
0.2mg
12%

Vitamin B5
1mg
11%

Vitamin B1
0.14mg
9%

Calcium
63mg
6%

Vitamin D
0.86µg
6%

Vitamin B12
0.2µg
3%

Vitamin K
3µg
3%

covered percent of daily need

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