P.B.J.(sandwich-shaped ) Cookies:

Total Time: 25 minutes

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Servings: 24

Price per serving: $1.53

Author: Poker

Source: www.food.com

P.B.J.(sandwich-shaped ) Cookies:


· 3/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar· 1/2 cup butter, soften· 1/3 cup chunky peanut butter· 1 large egg· 1 teaspoon vanilla extract· 1 1/2 cups unsifted all-purpose flour· 1/4 teaspoon baking powder· 1/8 teaspoon salt· 2 tablespoons grape jelly


Step 1In medium-size bowl, with electric mixer on medium speed, beat brown sugar, butter & peanut butter until light & fluffy.Step 2Beat in egg & vanilla until well mixed.Step 3Reduce mixer speed to low; gradually beat in flour, baking powder & salt.Step 4Gather dough into a ball: form into a 12-inch long log, With fingers, press dough to resemble a loaf of bread by making top round & squaring off bottom.Step 5Wrap & refrigerate dough several hours or until firm enough to slice.Step 6Heat oven to 350*f.Step 7Lightly grease 2 baking sheets.Step 8With sharp knife, cut dough crosswise into 1/4- inch thick slices.Step 9Place slices, 1 inch apart, on greased baking sheet.Step 10If necessary, reshape cookie slices to resemble a slice of bread.Step 11Bake cookies 8-10 minutes ot until just golden brown at edges.Step 12Cool cookies 2 minutes on baking sheet, than transfer to wire rack & cool completely When cookies are cool, turn half side down on work surface.Step 13Spoon 1/4 teaspoon grape jelly on each and top with another cookie, right side up.Step 14Gently press cookies together to spread jelly evenly.Step 15Store in airtight container.