Peanut Butter and Jelly Cookies Recipe

Peanut butter and Jelly Cookies to enjoy one of the most popular flavor combination! This super easy recipe for the best sandwich cookies will quickly become your family’s favorite!

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Knowing my kids obsession with anything peanut butter & jelly, I should have expected that these cookies will be a hit in our family. My Hubby and I and my In-Laws are huge fans of this combo too. So you can only imagine how fast these sandwich cookies disappeared!

These are so far the best peanut butter sandwich cookies I have ever made or tried. And the filling itself is so good, you will want to save some to eat it with a spoon!

They are a perfect after-school snack or a sweet surprise for lunch boxes. And if you are an adult, let your inner kid out and enjoy these too!

Peanut Butter and Jelly Cookies Recipe

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Cook Time: 12 minutes

Total Time: 42 minutes

Yield: about 16 sandwich cookies

The best Peanut Butter and Jelly Cookies! A huge hit with kids and adults!

Ingredients

  1. 1 c all-purpose flour
  2. 1/2 tsp baking soda
  3. 1/2 tsp salt
  4. 1/4 tsp baking powder
  5. 1/2 c (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened to room temperature
  6. 1/2 c smooth peanut butter
  7. 1/2 packed light brown sugar
  8. 1/3 c granulated sugar
  9. 1 large egg
  10. 1 tsp vanilla extract
  11. 3/4 c old-fashioned oats
  12. for the filling:
  13. 1/2 c confectioners' sugar
  14. 1/4 c smooth peanut butter
  15. 2 Tbsp unsalted butter, room temperature
  16. 1 Tbsp milk
  17. 1/3 c jelly of your choice

Instructions

    to make the cookies:
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat. Set aside.
  3. In a medium mixing bowl, sift together flour, baking soda, salt and baking powder. Set aside.
  4. In a large mixing bowl, beat together both butters until smooth. Add both sugars and beat until well combined.
  5. Add egg and vanilla and beat until smooth.
  6. With the mixer on low, add the flour mixture.
  7. Stir in oats with a wooden spoon.
  8. Scoop a tablespoon size mounds of dough onto prepared baking sheet and flatten gently with a back of the spoon.
  9. Bake the cookies for 10 to 12 minutes or until the edges start to brown.
  10. Cool cookies on the sheet for 1 minute, then gently transfer onto a cooling rack.
  11. to make the filling:
  12. Mix all ingredients with a hand mixer until smooth.
  13. Spread 2 teaspoons of the filling on half of the cookies.
  14. Spread the jelly on the other half of the cookies. Place them on the peanut butter filling topped cookies.
  15. Enjoy!

Notes

Recipe slightly adapted from Redbook Magazine

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  • Kate@Diethood

    Love at first sight! I would inhale the entire batch… :-D

    • CrunchyCreamySw

      I like your thinking :) Thanks, Kate!

  • http://www.averiecooks.com/ Averie Cooks

    Come to mama! They look perfect! Pinned!

    • CrunchyCreamySw

      Thank you, Averie!

  • Tutti Dolci

    I still love PB&J, fab sandwich cookie!

    • CrunchyCreamySw

      Thanks, Laura!

  • Betsy @ Desserts Required

    Peanut butter and jelly is one of my favorite combinations. I love the filling recipe and can’t wait to give this one a try!

    • CrunchyCreamySw

      The filling is also great as a frosting!! Thank you, Betsy!

  • http://www.thecomfortofcooking.com Georgia The Comfort of Cooking

    This brings my favorite childhood sandwich to a whole new level! I could devour a dozen!

    • CrunchyCreamySw

      I am so glad you like it, Georgia! Thank you!

  • Stacy | Wicked Good Kitchen

    NOM! I adore everything PB and jelly or jam. Love this recipe and cannot wait to try. I think they would make a nice Christmas cookie, too! Love the photo…so inviting. Thanks for sharing, girl!

    • CrunchyCreamySw

      Thank you for the comment, Stacy!

  • http://theinvoluntaryhousewife.com/ Involuntary Housewife

    I would love to hate you!! You are amazing and I keep telling myself that I should never read your blog again ;-) These look incredible and I know I am going to have to try them soon or I might die!

    • CrunchyCreamySw

      LOL This comment just made my day! xoxo

  • http://bakingamoment.com/ Allie|Baking a Moment

    Who doesn’t love pb&j? I’d love a handful of these for an afternoon snack. Drooling!

  • http://curryandcomfort.blogspot.com/ Curry and Comfort

    PB&J…. that’s just comfort in a cookie!! Love these. :)

  • Nancy

    These would DISAPPEAR if I made them, Anna! Unfortunately, they’d be disappearing into my mouth and reappearing on my waistline but it’d be worth every calorie!

  • Laura Dembowski

    Love pb and j together in different forms. These cookies would disappear very quickly in my house!