Peanut Butter and Jelly Cookies

Peanut Butter and Jelly Cookies


Indulge your peanut cravings.


  • 1 cup sugar, plus extra for coating dough
  • 1 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1 cup Crisco Butter Flavor Shortening
  • 1 cup Jif® Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 2 large eggs
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 2 tsps vanilla extract
  • 3 ½ cups Pillsbury® Best All Purpose Flour
  • 2 tsps baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ¾ cup Smucker’s® Strawberry Jelly, or any jam, jelly or preserves


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 F.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine sugar, brown sugar, shortening, and peanut butter. Beat with an electric mixer until creamy. Beat in eggs, milk and vanilla.
  3. In a separate bowl, stir together flour, baking soda and salt. Add to the peanut butter mixture and beat until blended.
  4. Shape the dough into 1-inch balls. Roll in sugar. Place balls 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.
  5. Bake for 7 minutes. Remove from the oven. Using the back of a teaspoon, make a rounded indentation in the top of each cookie. Fill each with about 1⁄2 teaspoon jelly. Bake an additional 2 minutes. Remove to a wire rack to cool.