Peanut Butter and Jelly Cookies

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 8 sandwich cookies
Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich Cookies! Peanut Butter cookies sandwiched between strawberry jelly and peanut butter buttercream. They are AMAZING!

Ingredients

Peanut Butter and Jelly Cookies

  • ½ cup unsalted butter 1 stick, softened
  • ½ cup light brown sugar
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 whole egg
  • ¾ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1⅓ cup all purpose flour
  • pinch of salt
  • ¾ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ cup sugar for rolling

Peanut Butter Buttercream

  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter softened
  • 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2-3 teaspoons heavy cream
  • strawberry jelly as needed

Instructions

Peanut Butter and Jelly Cookies

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a stand mixer with the paddle attachment cream butter and both sugars until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes.
  3. Add in peanut butter and mix for 1-2 minutes.
  4. Add in egg and vanilla. Mix until combined and clump free.
  5. Combine flour, salt and baking soda in a small bowl.
  6. Add the dry ingredients to the batter in two parts with the stand mixer on the lowest speed. Mix for a little less than a minute. Do not over mix.
  7. Portion dough into 12-16 cookies (depending on how big you would like them).
  8. Add sugar to a small bowl.
  9. Roll each cookie in the sugar and place on a silicone baking mat on top of a baking sheet.
  10. Bake cookies for 10 minutes until lightly golden brown and firm on the edges.
  11. Remove from the oven and let set for 3-4 minutes.
  12. Transfer to cooling rack to cool completely.
  13. Once cool frost half of the cookies with the peanut butter buttercream.
  14. Spread jelly on the other half of the cookies.
  15. Sandwich a jelly cookie and peanut butter cookie together.
  16. Store in an airtight container.

Peanut Butter Buttercream

  1. Cream butter and peanut butter in a stand mixer with the paddle attachment until smooth and creamy, 2-3 minutes.
  2. Alternately add powdered sugar and heavy cream. Add more heavy cream if the frosting is too thick to spread.
  3. Set aside until ready to frost the cookies.

Recipe Notes

Original recipe from chefsavvy.com. Please do not publish my recipe or pictures without linking back to the original post. Thank you!