Peanut-Apple Squares

Oxmoor House
about sixteen 2- inch squares


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1/4 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup peanut butter
1 egg
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1 cup applesauce


Cream butter; gradually add sugar, beating well. Add peanut butter and egg; beat well.

Combine flour, soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves; add to creamed mixture alternately with applesauce, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Pour batter into a greased 8-inch square pan. Bake at 350° for 40 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes, and cut into squares.

Created date

February 2010