Peanut butter and jam make great sandwiches, but these two winners make even better insomnia cookies.
These insomnia cookies have a crispy texture with a yummy chocolate peanut butter topping. Best of all, they’re no bake insomnia cookies, so leave your oven off.
PB & Jam Bars
3 cups miniature marshmallows
1 cup crunchy peanut butter
? cup butter
4 ? cups crisp rice cereal
2/3 cup strawberry, apricot, or peach jam
? cup milk chocolate chips
1 tablespoon crunchy peanut butter
2 teaspoons shortening
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 11×7-inch pan.
No Bake Peanut Butter Jam Bars
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.