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Peanut Butter and Jelly Thumb Print Cookies

Peanut Butter and Jelly Thumb Print Cookies

Peanut butter and jelly Thumb Print cookies - tastes like a little PB&J sandwich
Course Dessert, snacks
Cuisine American
Keyword Peanut Butter , Jelly
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 16 minutes
Total Time 26 minutes


  • Electric Mixer
  • OVEN


  • 1 ¼ Cup All-Purpose Flour
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt optional
  • ¾ cup peanut butter I use jiff
  • ½ cup 1 stick softened butter
  • cup packed brown sugar
  • cup granulated sugar
  • cup powdered sugar for rolling of dough balls
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ cup jam or jelly I use smuckers


  • Preheat oven 350°- Whisk dry ingredients together in a large mixing bowl (flour,baking powder, baking soda, and optional salt -set aside
  • With a hand mixer or stand mixer -beat peanut butter and butter until smooth on medium speed. Add white granular sugar and brown sugar. beat until light and fluffy. Add egg and vanilla blend well. Reduce speed and add dry ingredients mix well
  • Scoop level tablespoons of dough - roll in a ball - roll in powdered sugar - place on ungreased cookie sheet about 2 inches apart (parchment-lined will make easier)
  • Bake for 10 minutes, remove under baked cookies from the oven. Make an indentation in the center with the handle of a wooden spoon or a dowl. return to oven for 6-7 minutes until golden brown - transfer to wire racks to cool completely
  • Heat jam or jelly in the microwave for 45 -60 seconds -spoon ½ tsp jam into each cookie -serve
  • Keep cookies for 5-7 days in an airtight container