Peanut Butter and Jam Bars

1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup shortening
1/2 cup peanut butter
1 egg
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 cup red raspberry jam
Vanilla Drizzle (recipe below)

Vanilla Drizzle Ingredients:

2 tablespoons butter
1 cup powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3-4 teaspoons hot water

Heat oven to 350º. Beat sugars, shortening, peanut butter and egg in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon. Stir in flour, baking soda and baking powder. Reserve 1 cup dough. Press remaining dough in ungreased rectangular pan, 13×9 inches. Spread with jam. Crumble reserved dough and sprinkle over jam; gently press into jam. Bake 20 – 25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely. Drizzle with Vanilla Drizzle.

Vanilla Drizzle Directions:

Melt butter in 1-quart saucepan over low heat; remove from heat. Stir in powdered sugar and vanilla. Stir in hot water, 1 teaspoon at a time, until smooth and thin enough to drizzle.

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