Coconut-Peanut Butter Bars

prep: 20MIN.
cook: 25MIN.
yield: 2 dozen bars

Ingredients

    Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray

    6 tablespoons butter, softened

    1 cup sugar

    1/2 cup Jif® Creamy Peanut Butter

    2 large eggs

    1 teaspoon vanilla extract

    1 cup Pillsbury BEST™ Whole Wheat Flour

    1 teaspoon baking powder

    1/4 teaspoon salt

    1 cup flaked coconut

FROSTING

    1 cup sifted powdered sugar

    Dash salt

    1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

    Light cream or milk

Directions

  1. HEAT oven to 350ºF. Spray 11 x 17 x 1 1/2-inch baking pan with no-stick cooking pan.
  2. BEAT butter and sugar in medium bowl with an electric mixer on medium speed until fluffy. Add in peanut butter, eggs and vanilla one at a time until incorporated. In a separate bowl stir together flour, baking powder and salt. Add to creamed mixture. Beat just until mixed. Stir in coconut. Spread into prepared pan.
  3. BAKE 25 to 30 minutes. Cool. Cut into 2 dozen bars.
  4. MIX powdered sugar, salt, vanilla and enough light cream to make a frosting of drizzling consistency. Drizzle over cooled bars.

Nutrition

Serving Size (1 bar, 1/24 of recipe), Calories 160 (Calories from Fat 80), Total Fat 9g (Saturated Fat 5g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 30mg, Sodium 75mg, Total Carbohydrate 19g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 14g), Protein 3g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 2%, Vitamin C 2%, Calcium 2%, Iron 2%.

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