Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Peanut Butter and Jelly Cookies

1 cup unsalted butter
1 cup smooth peanut butter
1 cup white sugar
1 cup light brown sugar
2 eggs
2 1/2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder 
1 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups blackberry jam

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. 

Cream together butter, peanut butter, white and brown sugars.  Beat in the eggs one at a time.

In a separate bowl, mix together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.  Stir dry mixture into butter mixture in 3 stages, mixing between each one.  Put batter in refrigerator for 1 hour

Roll into 1 inch balls and place on a baking sheet.  Bake in the oven for 5 minutes.

Remove from the oven and allow to cool for 1 minute.  Using a melon baller or a teaspoon, place an indentation in the middle of each cookie.  Fill it with 1 teaspoon of blackberry jam.  Bake for another 5-7 minutes or until cookies brown and jam sets.

Serve and enjoy!

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