Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Goodies for Giving *Chewy Bars in a jar*

Chewy Bars in a Jar

1/2 cup peanut butter chips
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1 cup brown sugar, packed and divided
2 cups biscuit baking mix
1 quart mason jar with lids
1 piece of scrap fabric
1 piece of ribbon

Layer ingredients in a one-quart jar, wide-mouth canning jar in the following order: peanut butter chips, pecans, 1/2 cup brown sugar, one cup biscuit baking mix, remaining brown sugar and baking mix. Pack tightly between each layer. Additional peanut butter chips may be added if there is extra room at the top of the jar. Put scrap piece of fabric on top of lid and secure to the jar with the ribbon of choice and attach instructions with the ribbon as well.

Empty jar in a large mixing bowl. Add 1/2 cup melted butter, one egg and one teaspoon vanilla extract; stir to blend. Press into an 8"x 8" greased baking dish; bake at 350 degrees for 18-20 minutes or until golden brown. Makes 18 bars.

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