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.