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Peanut Butter Brittle Bars Recipe
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Peanut Butter Brittle Bars

BASE:
3/4 cup cornstarch
1/2 cup flour
1/3 cup powdered sugar
1/2 cup butter, cold and cut into pieces
1/4 teaspoon salt

FILLING:
2 eggs
3/4 cup corn syrup
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup peanut butter
2 tablespoons butter, melted
1 teaspoon vanilla
3/4 cup dry roasted peanuts

BASE: Preheat oven to 350F. Lightly spray 13x9x2-inch baking pan with cooking spray.

In large bowl with mixer at medium speed, beat cornstarch, flour, powdered sugar, margarine and salt until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Press firmly into bottom and 1/4 inch up the sides of prepared pan. Bake for 15 minutes or until golden brown.

FILLING: In large bowl, combine eggs, corn syrup, sugar, peanut butter, margarine and vanilla until well blended. Stir in peanuts. Pour over hot crust; spread evenly.

Bake for 20 minutes or until filling is firm around edges and slightly firm in center. Cool on wire rack. Cut into 2x1 1/2 inch bars.

Approximately 32 bars.


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