Their spreadable fruit spreads have lots of different varieties (strawberry, mango, red raspberry) to offer different options and flavors while being made with organic fruit. I want them for my lunch, haha! Jeannie, if you like peanut butter, you will love these bars! Good Bread & Sandwich Inspiration Needed. For best results, refrigerate the bars before slicing and serving. Brie, I am so glad you have all the ingredients for this recipe! Oh my gosh, I love the roll-up idea! Jelly, jam, and preserves are all made with fruit, sugar, and pectin. Luckily kids are resilient so hopefully, they can adjust quickly to the changes this school year will bring. Cut into bite size pieces. I’ll be trying these out and using them for healthier option snacks. Your email address will not be published. .main-inner .fauxcolumn-left-outer { Press the clumps down gently with the spatula. min-width: 0; Peanut Butter and Jelly Bars are a favorite sandwich turned into a delicious bar. In a small mixing bowl, mix together flour, baking soda and salt. width: 155px; _width: 1000px; If you’re looking for some new ideas to put a spin on the typical peanut butter and jelly sandwich, check out the fun ideas below! Whoa. Place banana inside hot dog bun with peanut butter and jelly! Required fields are marked *. min-width: 0; Did you make this recipe? margin-right: -155px; #header-inner {background-position: center !important; width: 100% !important;} } } Follow on Instagram. In a large mixing bowl, cream together butter, sugars, 3/4 C peanut butter, eggs and vanilla until light and fluffy. _width: expression(this.parentNode.offsetWidth - right: 155px; I like to refrigerate them prior to slicing and serving to help them hold together. Hope he loves them! .main-inner .fauxcolumn-right-outer { Another big bonus, Santa Cruz peanut butters are made with USDA certified organic peanuts, that not only taste great, but they also contain no sugar, no hydrogenated oils and no artificial ingredients – just peanuts and salt. .main-inner .columns { Thank you so much, perfect easy weekend baking project! Then set them off to the side. If PB&J is going to be a staple in their diet, I want to make sure that they are fueling their little bodies with more wholesome foods. These Lunch Lady Peanut Butter Bars are the EXACT recipe they once served in schools! Push the dough clumps down gently. I have a gluten intolerance and LOVE peanut butter so these are PERFECT for me..In fact, I am going to make them right when I get done working. This post is sponsored by Santa Cruz Organic but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. Jam generally is made of crushed or chopped fruit and preserves have chunks of fruit. body { Kerry, definitely give them a try. This selection was by choice; for whatever reason, the thought of jelly mixed with peanut butter between my slices of bread was not the least bit appetizing. If they could have their way, they’d eat peanut butter and jelly sandwiches every single day. I have four little ones that are starting school soon and I will definitely use these ideas! parseInt("155px") - PB&Js are not just a nostalgic childhood … I’m sharing a few of my favorite ways to add a little fun and variation to their peanut butter and jelly obsession with 5 fun ways to upgrade peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. The inspiration behind these bars came from the PB&J Bars at Trader Joe’s. Directions: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.Grease a 9 by 13 by 2-inch cake pan. These ideas are great for mixing it up, while still being kid-friendly! this looks so yummy. Welcome to Home Sweet Table. Hi, I'm Stacy! PB&J is always a killer combination! } I'm a wife, mom of two little girls, recipe developer and food photographer. width: auto; } I make similar bars to these. While they’re happy with a plain sandwich, I love to mix it up and add a little fun in there when I can. Makes it very snackable too. } parseInt("155px") + 'px'); } Kim, haha you are welcome and I hope you enjoy them! Place the remaining half of the dough on the top in clumps. Thanks for sharing . First thing you’ll need is LOTS of peanut butter and jelly! I bet he will love them, my husband does! Next time, I'll double the dish and make them in a 9 x 13 pan, the smaller pan just didn't last long enough! I have been in search of a different peanut butter brand. Add peanut butter, oil, and honey to the food processor. . Spread jelly evenly over the dough mixture. } padding-left: 155px; YUM! Every so often my mom would treat me to a lunchable, but most of the time I found myself with a plain peanut butter  sandwich. Omg! Cool completely before slicing. Each 4-ounce cup of Santa Cruz Organic applesauce provides 100% RDI (Reference Daily Intake) of Vitamin C – making this an easy choice for your kids’ lunchbox. right: 100%; All through elementary, middle, and high school, I packed a lunch most days of the week. i love peanut butters. So I gave it a shot and success! Either small clumps or large is fine. Peanut Butter and Jelly Bars are a favorite sandwich turned into a delicious bar. Pulse again until a dough forms. padding-right: 155px; Love it! Pulse until mixed. You can have either large or small dough clumps on the top. .main-inner .column-left-outer { Add in the oats, flour, baking powder, and salt. I will never give away, trade or sell your email address. This looks amazing. We love using Santa Cruz peanut butters and fruit spreads as they use the highest quality Certified Organic and Non-GMO ingredients and processes. I love how your recipe calls for simple and minimal ingredients that I actually already have in my kitchen. #layout { Add your favorite jelly then drizzled with peanut butter on top. Keeping it as natural as possible while still providing a creamy and easy to use peanut butter. Spread the jelly evenly over the dough. I'm so glad you are here!