Peanut Butter and Jelly Cookies

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  • Published Sep 20th
  • Servings54
  • Calories66
This sandwich cookie is great for perking up those brown bag lunches.

Peanut Butter and Jelly Cookies Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Peanut Butter and Jelly Cookies for 54 servings:

  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup white 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
  • 1/2 cup any flavor fruit jam

Peanut Butter and Jelly Cookies Cooking Instructions

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The following are the steps to cook Peanut Butter and Jelly Cookies easily:

  1. 1 In a mixing bowl, cream shortening peanut butter and sugars. Beat in egg. Combine dry ingredients; gradually add to creamed mixture.
  2. 2 Cover and chill for 1 hour.
  3. 3 Roll into 1 inch balls; place 2 inches apart on greased baking sheets. Flatten slightly. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 10 minutes. Cool on wire rack. Spread jam on the bottom of half of the cookie; top with remaining cookie half.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 66 calories; 3.2 grams of fat; 8.6 grams of carbohydrates; 1 gram of protein; 3 milligrams of cholesterol; 47 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Apr 2nd 2015

    Delicious! I made these as thumbprint cookies.

  2. Apr 30th 2013

    my Husband LOVES peanut butter cookies so I thought i would give these a try! Excellent cookies!considering i had to use margarine instead of shortening.mine turned out a little flat due to ...

  3. Jan 17th 2011

    Not sure what I did wrong but these came out flat.

  4. Dec 14th 2010

    Very good. I use a lot of jam and I think it's amazing even if they are a little messy.

  5. Jun 29th 2010

    Loved them!! It's perfect in every way. It gives a new kick to a peanut butter sandwhich any day! Grown up and kids both love this. Indredients and directions are perfect. You've got to try ...

  6. Dec 19th 2008

    I have been using this recipe for years, it's in the Betty Crocker Cooky Book, but you make them into thumbprint cookies and add a drop of jelly in to the center after they come out the oven ...

  7. Jul 16th 2002

    I thought overall this was really good.

  8. Jul 29th 2001

    I used butter instead of shortening and had to increase the baking time to 15 minutes. They were crispy at first, but after storing them overnight in a sealed container, they were soft and ...

  9. Apr 25th 2000

    They're very rich. They're good, but not a favorite. Only one of my three kids liked them. I think it might be the combination of peanut butter and oatmeal.