Peanut Butter & Jelly Cookies
Peanut Butter & Jelly Cookies are a soft & chewy peanut butter cookie recipe topped with a dollop of blackberry preserves. Even better when you make your own jam to add on top. Easy dessert & a PB&J lovers dream! Don't miss my favorite jam recipes I share at the end too. So good!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 9 minutes
Total Time 24 minutes
- 1-1/2 cups creamy peanut butter I used natural peanut butter
- 1 cup shortening
- 2-1/2 cups firmly packed brown sugar
- 6 tbsp milk
- 2 tbsp vanilla extract
- 2 large eggs
- 3-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1-1/2 tsp baking soda
- 1-1/2 tsp salt
- 1 cup preserves
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
In mixer - combine peanut butter, shortening, brown sugar, milk & vanilla. Beat well.
Add eggs - beating until just combined
Add flour, baking soda & salt - beat on low to combine & then beat well for approx 1 minute to bring to a fluffier consistency
Take tablespoon size portion & roll between hands to form a ball on ungreased cookie sheet
Bake 8-9 minutes or until edges are beginning to brown
Remove & cool on tray approx 5 minutes before transferring to wire rack to cool completely.
Once cool - add dollop of jam on cookie