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Gooey PB&J Bars


3 hours
Skill Level
16 bars

You don't need to be a kid to love this gooey, delicious and easy to make peanut butter & jelly bar recipe. REESE'S Peanut Butter Chips, jelly, and oatmeal cookie mix come together for a crumbly sweet dessert with only a few ingredients.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
15 minutes
Bake Time
34 minutes
Cool Time
2 hours


  • 1 pouch
    Betty Crocker™ Oatmeal Cookie Mix (17.5-oz.)
  • 1/2 cup
    butter or margarine (1 stick), softened
  • 1
    egg, beaten
  • 3/4 cup
    seedless red raspberry jam or grape jelly
  • 1 2/3 cups
    REESE'S Peanut Butter Chips (10-oz. pkg.), divided

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
Oven Oven
Baking Pan 9-Inch Square Pan
Mixing Bowl Mixing Bowl
Wooden Spoon Wooden Spoon
Measuring Cups Measuring Cups
Wire Rack Wire Rack

Heat oven to 375° F. Grease 9-inch square baking pan.


Stir together cookie mix, butter and egg until soft dough forms.


Reserve 1 cup mixture; press remaining mixture onto bottom of prepared pan. Stir jelly to soften; spread evenly over crust. Sprinkle 1 cup peanut butter chips over jelly. Stir remaining 2/3 cup chips into reserved crumb mixture; sprinkle over top.


Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Cut into bars.

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