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Peanut Butter ‘n’ Jelly Cookies

"This classic combination makes a great sandwich cookie," says Margaret Wilson, Moreno Valley, California.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling
  • Makes
    about 4-1/2 dozen

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.
Nutrition Facts
2 each: 114 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 90mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.
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  • JMartinelli13
    Jul 6, 2017

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