Peanut Butter and Jelly Cookies

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This sandwich cookie is great for perking up those brown bag lunches.

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Servings:
54
Yield:
4 - 1/2 dozen

Ingredients

  • ½ cup shortening

  • ½ cup peanut butter

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • ½ cup packed brown sugar

  • 1 egg

  • 1 ¼ cups all-purpose flour

  • ¾ teaspoon baking soda

  • ½ teaspoon baking powder

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ½ cup any flavor fruit jam

Directions

  1. In a mixing bowl, cream shortening peanut butter and sugars. Beat in egg. Combine dry ingredients; gradually add to creamed mixture.

  2. Cover and chill for 1 hour.

  3. Roll into 1 inch balls; place 2 inches apart on greased baking sheets. Flatten slightly. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 10 minutes. Cool on wire rack. Spread jam on the bottom of half of the cookie; top with remaining cookie half.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

66 Calories
3g Fat
9g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 54
Calories 66
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Cholesterol 3mg 1%
Sodium 47mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 7mg 1%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 25mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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