Monday, June 13, 2011

Peanut Butter and Jam Bites

Since my Mother In Law developed a Gluten Allergy I try to make her special Gluten Free treats as often as I can. Today was Mothers Day and I wanted her to have a yummy dessert to have after dinner!

I checked around the web, and on the Land Of Lakes website found this wonderful recipe for Gluten Free Peanut Butter and Jam Bars, sooo decadent, YUM! They have some great recipes on their site, check it out! The best part is these bars are no bake, great in the summer!

If you have a person you love who has a Gluten allergy, make this for them and they will be very very happy!

Bar
3 cups miniature marshmallows
1 cup crunchy peanut butter
1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter (any brand will do)
4 1/2 cups crisp rice cereal

Filling

2/3 cup strawberry, apricot or peach jam

Topping
1/2 cup milk chocolate baking chips
1 tablespoons crunchy peanut butter
2 teaspoons shortening

Directions


Melt marshmallows, 1 cup peanut butter and butter in 3-quart saucepan over low heat, stirring constantly, until smooth (4 to 5 minutes). Add cereal; quickly stir until well coated. Press mixture into ungreased 11x7-inch pan. (I used a 8X8)

Spoon jam by teaspoonfuls over hot cereal mixture; gently spread over top.

Melt chocolate chips, 1 tablespoon peanut butter and shortening in 1-quart saucepan over low heat, stirring occasionally, until smooth (2 to 4 minutes). Gently spread over jam layer. Refrigerate until chocolate layer is firm (about 2 hours). Cut into bars.

14 comments:

Ali said...

Those look delicious! I love PB & J but my kids aren't a fan. Isn't that crazy? haha.

I'll save this recipe for when I want to make a treat for myself.

By the way, I know you redesigned your blog a while back, but I don't know if I ever told you how much I like it. The colors are great and I love your banner. So fun!

MaryBeth said...

I was lucky enough to also enjoy these yummy bars on mothers day...they were delish!

A Feast for the Eyes said...

Dear "Sister" (yes, I do think we were separated at birth). What a great recipe. I've been on Land O' Lakes website, and I have to keep those visits to a minimum. Otherwise, I'll make everything on the menu and blow up! My boys, who adore PB, would love this recipe.

Debbie said...

These look delicious Cheryl!

Donna-FFW said...

HI Cheryl-
They sound fabulous!! So sweet for thinking of others:), u good daughter in law, u!

Pam said...

Oh Cheryl - they look and sound amazing!

Marjie said...

I don't know, I think anyone would enjoy these, gluten allergies or not!

Mary said...

These look wonderful and I adore peanut butter wherever I find it. I'll be making these soon. I hope you have a great day. Blessings...Mary

The Blonde Duck said...

You know I have to make this.

Elra's cooking and baking said...

That sounds lovely Cheryl!

grace said...

land o' lakes has lots of good recipes, and this one looks delicious. who says the gluten-free-ers can't enjoy dessert too?!? :)

Anonymous said...

you must love your mommy

Katherine Aucoin said...

Pretty industrious and caring of you to look for a special treat for your MIL. These look and sound awesome and so easy to make.

teresa said...

what a delicious treat, and how nice to find something special to make. i bet she loved these!

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