Peanut Butter and Jelly Cookies

These Peanut Butter and Jelly cookies are one of the most perfect peanut butter and jelly recipes you'll try.  You will wonder why you never thought to create them before! Use different preserves to tons of variations to this simple recipe!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Cooling Time 1 hour
Total Time 27 minutes
Servings 18 cookie sandwiches
Calories 359 kcal
Author Larisha Campbell


  • 2.5 cup flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar packed
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tbsp white sugar
  • 9 tbsp jelly


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 

  2. In a small bowl, add flour, baking soda, and baking powder. Whisk together. 

  3. In a large bowl, beat together the softened butter, peanut butter, brown and 1 cup white sugar. 

  4. Add in eggs, one at a time, and beat just until blended. 

  5. Add in vanilla just until blended. 

  6. Slowly add in the flour mixture until blended. 

  7. Using a 1-inch scoop, roll cookie dough into balls. 

  8. Place remaining 1 tbsp sugar in a bowl. 

  9. Dip a fork in sugar bowl and use it to flatten cookies in a criss-cross pattern. 

  10. Bake for 9-11 minutes or until edges are golden brown. 

  11. Remove from oven and let cool for 3-5 minutes until hardened enough to move to a cooling rack. 

  12. Let cool completely.  

  13. Once cool, spread 1/2 tbsp of jelly on the flat side of one cookie.  Top with another cookie. 

  14. Repeat with remaining cookies. 

Nutrition Facts
Peanut Butter and Jelly Cookies
Amount Per Serving (1 cookie sandwich)
Calories 359 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 27mg9%
Sodium 144mg6%
Potassium 166mg5%
Carbohydrates 46g15%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 29g32%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 315IU6%
Vitamin C 0.9mg1%
Calcium 36mg4%
Iron 1.2mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.