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Peanut Butter 'n' Jelly Cookies

 Peanut Butter 'n' Jelly Cookies
"This classic combination makes a great sandwich cookie," says Margaret Wilson, Moreno Valley, California.
27 ServingsPrep: 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.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 114 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 90 mg sodium,

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Peanut Butter 'n' Jelly Cookies (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 13 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.