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Peanut Butter and Jelly Cookies

Peanut Butter and Jelly Cookies


  • Author: krazykitchenmom

Description

Two peanut butter cookies sandwiched together with grape jelly make the best Peanut Butter and Jelly Cookies


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Ingredients

  • 1 cup of extra crunchy peanut butter (substitution: creamy peanut butter)
  • 1 cup or 2 sticks of salted butter – room temperature (substitution: unsalted butter)
  • 1 cup of light brown sugar
  • 1 cup of granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 11/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 11/2 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 3 TBS turbinado or raw sugar for dusting cookie before baking (substitution: white sugar)
  • 1 small jar of jelly

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°
  2. Using a hand mixer or a stand mixer, add peanut butter, butter, brown sugar, white sugar, and eggs.
  3. Mix for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Add baking soda and baking powder.
  5. Add flour 1/2 cup at a time, mixing on low speed.
  6. Once all of the flour is added, mix again until the ingredients are thoroughly mixed together.
  7. Using a 2-inch cookie scoop, scoop out the dough, break the scooped ball into two smaller balls and place them on a parchment paper lined cookie sheet. If you don’t have a cookie scoop, use a teaspoon. You want these cookies to be smaller than a usual homemade cookie.
  8. Using a small salad fork, make a hashtag pattern in each cookie make sure they are all consistent in size when you press down.
  9. Sprinkle with raw sugar.
  10. Bake for 12-14 minutes.
  11. Cool completely on a wire rack.
  12. When cookies are completely cool, spoon 1-2 teaspoons of jelly onto the back side of one cookie and then press another cookie on the jelly side to make a sandwich.
  13. Serve right away or store in an air-tight container in the refrigerator.