Peanut Butter 'n' Jelly Cookies Recipe

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Peanut Butter 'n' Jelly Cookies Recipe

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"This classic combination makes a great sandwich cookie," says Margaret Wilson, Moreno Valley, California.
MAKES:
27 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling
MAKES:
27 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Jam or jelly

Directions

In a bowl, cream shortening, peanut butter and sugars. Beat in egg. Combine dry ingredients; gradually add to creamed mixture. Cover and chill for 1 hour. Roll into 1-in. balls; place 2 in. apart on greased baking sheets. Flatten slightly.
Bake at 375° for 10 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on wire racks. Spread jam on the bottom of half of the cookies; top with remaining cookies. Yield: about 4-1/2 dozen.
Originally published as Peanut Butter 'n' Jelly Cookies in Taste of Home February/March 1998, p54

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 114 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 90mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.

  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Jam or jelly
  1. In a bowl, cream shortening, peanut butter and sugars. Beat in egg. Combine dry ingredients; gradually add to creamed mixture. Cover and chill for 1 hour. Roll into 1-in. balls; place 2 in. apart on greased baking sheets. Flatten slightly.
  2. Bake at 375° for 10 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on wire racks. Spread jam on the bottom of half of the cookies; top with remaining cookies. Yield: about 4-1/2 dozen.
Originally published as Peanut Butter 'n' Jelly Cookies in Taste of Home February/March 1998, p54

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JMartinelli13 User ID: 92779 269046
Reviewed Jul. 6, 2017

"Great cookie! I filled half the cookie sandwiches with jelly and the other half with marshmallow Fluff."

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