Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich Cookie Recipe

The peanut butter and jelly sandwich cookie recipe is a dressed-up way to enjoy a children's classic!


1/2 cup shortening

1/2 cup peanut butter

1/2 cup granulated sugar

1/2 cup packed brown sugar

3/4 teaspoon baking soda.

1 egg

2 tablespoons milk

1 3/4 cup all-purpose flour

Peanut butter

Grape jelly


Large bowl

Rolling pin

2-inch scalloped round cookie cutter

Cookie sheets


Step 1: In a large bowl, beat shortening and peanut butter with an electric mixer for 30 seconds.

Step 2: Add sugars and baking soda. Beat until combined.

Step 3: Beat in egg and milk until combined.

Step 4: Beat in as much flour as you can. Stir in remaining flour with spoon.

Step 5: Divide dough in half. Cover and chill for 1-2 hours.

Step 6: Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

Step 7: On a lightly floured surface, roll out half of the dough at a time until 1/8-inch thick. Using a 2-inch floured round scalloped cookie cutter, cut out dough. Place rounds 1 inch apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.

Step 8: Bake for 8 minutes or until lightly browned. Transfer to cooling surface.

Step 9: Just before serving spread one cookie half with peanut butter and jelly, then top with cookie to form a sandwich.

Makes 45 sandwiches.

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