PB & J Cookies
Combining two of your childhood favorites into one dish!
Serves 5 Dozen |
|1 cup sugar, plus extra for rolling dough |
|1 cup brown sugar, firmly packed |
|1 cup butter shortening |
|1 cup creamy peanut butter |
|2 large eggs |
|1/4 cup milk |
|2 tsp. vanilla extract |
|4 cups all-purpose flour |
|2 tsp. baking soda |
|1 tsp. salt |
|3/4 cup seedless strawberry or raspberry jam |
- Preheat oven to 375º F.
- In a large bowl, beat together sugar, brown sugar, shortening and peanut butter until well blended. Add eggs, milk and vanilla and beat thoroughly.
- In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking soda and salt; add to peanut butter mixture and beat well.
- Shape cookie dough into 1" balls, roll in sugar and place on un-greased cookie sheet. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes.
- Remove from oven and let cool 2 minutes. With the back of a teaspoon, make a depression in the center of each warm cookie. Fill depression with about 1/2 teaspoon of jam. Let cookies cool completely.